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Mango and Custard Apple Mousse

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A velvety creamy fruit mousse, subtly flavoured with custard apple puree and a hint of mint....Now did that rhyme or what :)
  Egg yolk 1
  Caster sugar 30 Gram
  Warm milk 150 Milliliter
  Gelatin 7 Gram
  Whipped cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Custard apple 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Mint leaves 1
  Mango 1 , chopped

1. In a medium sauce pan, combine egg yolks and sugar and mix well using a whisk.
2. Add warm milk and cook on a slow flame for 5 to 8 minutes or till egg cooks partially.
When the mixture starts to thicken, remove off flame and place on crushed ice.
3. Meanwhile, combine gelatin with few drops of water and melt over double boiler.
4. Mix well and add to egg mixture and whisk well.
5. Crush mint leaves in a mortar pestle and squeeze out the juice.
6. Add mint juice to egg mixture along with custard apple puree and mix well.
7. Keep to set for half hour over ice or in the refrigerator.
8. After half hour, remove and whisk again. Add whipped cream and fold in whipped cream.
9. Place chopped mangoes at base of each glass.
10. Pour in individual glasses and refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours or till set.

11. Garnish with mint sprigs (optional) or serve plain as a dessert.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
180 Minutes
Ready In: 
190 Minutes
Mousse is a French term which means to "lather" or "foam". It is a form of dessert usually made with cream and eggs along with a fruit flavouring or a spice flavouring.This recipe has a dash of mint juice which adds to the aroma and subtle flavour of already present custard apple.
Custard Apple and Mango Mousse

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 350 Calories from Fat 202

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 22 g34.5%

Saturated Fat 14.4 g72.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 132.9 mg44.3%

Sodium 39.1 mg1.6%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.6%

Sugars 20.2 g

Protein 4 g8.2%

Vitamin A 9.7% Vitamin C 33.1%

Calcium 9.6% Iron 2.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Nita.Nair's picture
Mango and Apple Custard mousse is really yummy.
Rashmi Ambadkar's picture
Both my daughters are fond of this wonderful dessert. I shall treat their friends with this Mango and Apple Custard mousse this vacation...thanks for the recipe!
Anonymous's picture
i have tried different souffle flavors.. this would be a first
sudipa_foodlover's picture
Mousses are just wonderful...have tried to prepare these many times at home, but without much success. Let me try out this one...looks simple.
oatmeal's picture
Wow! Words fail me!
yamini's picture
Mango and custard is the ultimate decadent combination. Can't beat this.
sweet lover's picture
Mango remains to rule the hearts and this recipe gives another reason to celebrate the richness of mango flavor. Can't wait to grab this!!!
Samis.Foodisms's picture
Custard apple and mango is a wonderfully exotic combination. These fruits are lend a truly Asian flavor!
indianfoodlover's picture
My Indian friends will love this dessert! Thanks!
Anonymous's picture
Sounds good..........
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Anonymous's picture
I am usually so worried when i attempt a mousse... but i am positive i can do justice to this one
Anonymous's picture
I am usually so worried when i attempt a mousse... but i am positive i can do justice to this one
epicure's picture
U wudn't bliv if I tell you I actually got the aroma of this fantastic mousse just after reading its name! but, its true!
Anonymous's picture
this dessert sounds yummy !
barbecue's picture
awesome delicacy made out of mango..
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Anonymous's picture
Both these fruits and mousse are my favorite...feeling sad that mangoes are not available now and I have wait for
thot4food's picture
east meets west is the appropriate way to depict this dish
anonymous's picture
Mouthwatering ...lovely picture..
Anonymous's picture
This was a hit among my guests!
Gossip.Goddess's picture
Can't wait for the mango season now!
colorfulcandies's picture
not a fan of mango and custard apple mousse, though an interesting article
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