How To Make Mango Lassi Donuts With Tara - Bake In

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Nov. 16, 2021

It's time for Bake In season 2! This time we're back with a brand new studio, where our baking maestro Tara will be taking you on a delicious food journey around the globe! Up first it's donut week! To kick things off Tara walks you through her incredible mango lassi donut recipe, inspired by the classic Indian drink of the same name!


For yoghurt pastry cream:
Sugar 70 Gram
Cornstarch 20 Gram
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Plain whole milk yogurt 340 Gram
Egg yolks 2 Large
Unsalted butter 30 Gram
Heavy cream 6 Tablespoon
For mango curd:
Peeled mangoes 400 Gram (((about 3 mangoes)))
Sugar 40 Gram
Lime juice 15 Gram
Salt 1 Pinch
Egg yolks 7
Butter 100 Gram (((cut into chunks)))
For doughnuts:
Lukewarm milk 190 Milliliter
Sugar 50 Gram
Active dry yeast 1 Teaspoon
Eggs 3
Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
All purpose flour 500 Gram (((For dusting)))
Salt 1 Teaspoon
Butter 100 Gram , softened
For cardamom sugar:
Sugar 200 Gram
Cardamom 1 Tablespoon



1. For pastry cream take a saucepan, whisk together the sugar, cornstarch and salt.

2. Then whisk in the yoghurt, eggs and butter. Place over medium heat, whisking constantly.

3. Bring to a boil and let bubble for about 1-2 minutes.

4. Then transfer to a bowl, cover the surface with cling film and refrigerate for about 2 hours.


5. To make curd blend together the mangoes, sugar, lime juice, salt, until smooth.

6. Add the egg yolks and blend until smooth. Strain into a medium saucepan, and dispose of the pulp.

7. Straining might take a while, but make sure you do it or the curd will end up pulpy.

8. Heat the over low heat, whisking frequently.

9. When you see a few large bubbles form (around 75ªC, remove from the heat and whisk in the chunks of butter, one by one, until combined.

10. Transfer to a clean tray to cool and then in the fridge for a couple hours until completely set.



1. In a large bowl, add the warmed milk, sugar and yeast. Whisk and let sit for about 5 minutes to let the yeast bloom.

2. Add the eggs and vanilla. Whisk to combine. Add the flour and salt. Stir to combine. Then add the butter and mix until smooth. Cover with a cloth until doubled in size.

3. Punch dough down slightly.

4. Divide the dough into 70g balls, roll tightly.

5. Transfer the rolls to individual squares of parchment on a tray and cover, let rise until doubled in size.


6. Heat oil to 170ºC. Add the doughnuts to the oil and remove the parchment right away.

7. Fry doughnuts on each side until golden brown.

8. Mix the sugar and cardamom together for cardamom sugar.

9. Cut a slit in each of the doughnuts in the middle using a sharp knife.

10. Fill each doughnut, one half with the pastry cream and the other with mango curd. Top with chopped pistachios.


11. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 25 Minutes
Ready In: 25 Minutes
Servings: 6