If you’re looking to make a fruit dessert or snacks for an upcoming party or small get-together, try this mango gelatin. Mango gelatin jelly is a delicious dessert or snack. Aside from being delectable, it is too economical. All you need are mangoes, gelatin, sugar, water and a little bit of milk. It is also very easy to make but needs at least 3 hours of setting time prior to serving.
If you love mangoes, you’ll definitely like this dessert. It’s also a perfect treat during summer time.
For the mango puree, I used the boxed one from the store; the reason I made this because I have one available. But, you can definitely puree from fresh mangoes. You’ll probably have to use 3-4 mangoes for a cup of puree. Peel or cut the mangoes with a knife (do not include the seed). Place the flesh in the blender or food processor and blend until smooth. Be sure to use ripe and sweet mangoes, otherwise, you will not get that sweetness in the jelly. But, you can always add more sugar if necessary.
Please note that if you leave out the milk, the final outcome will be darker gelatin. It’s because the sugar will turn brown when heated and will make the gelatin dark. The milk helps lighten the mixture and you’ll get a golden yellow jelly.
Feel free to be creative with the presentation if you wish to. You can unmold the jelly onto a serving plate and slice it into cubes or you leave it in the glass and just scoop it out to eat.
Easy and delicious mango gelatin jelly dessert recipe.
- 4 packets (1 box) unflavored gelatin
- 1 cup mango puree
- 1 large fresh mango, diced
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup milk
- 3 1/2 cups cold water (divided 2 and 1 1/2 cups)
Place 2 cups of water in a measuring cup or bowl. Sprinkle gelatin and mix until fully dissolved. Set aside.
Preheat a medium pot over medium-high heat.
Pour in remaining water, milk and sugar. Stir with a whisk or wooden ladle until the sugar is fully dissolved. Then, continue stirring until it boils.
Reduce heat to medium.
Pour in the mango puree. Stir until lump-free.
Add the gelatin mixture. Gently stir for a minute.
Remove from heat and cool down for 5 minutes.
Transfer into molds or dessert glass. Refrigerate at least 3 hours or until firm.
Garnish with fresh mangoes, whipped cream or your favorite topping.
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