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Thursday, 18 September 2014


                                                  Mango shortcakes

This is the season for mangoes and our city in known as mango city.we have lots of mango trees around us and love the sweetness and taste of mangoes.This recipe is actually not a cake recipe its like a crusty round biscuit stuffed with fresh cream and seasonal fruits like sandwich.Actual recipe contains berries and I used mangoes,it is really awesome taste me and my kids love it....................

It makes 10 short cakes and we can cut them into half and stuff the filling,mine was very small and I used 2 shortcakes to make a sandwich.My cream filling is not only with freshcream but also I used vanilla custard  with pink color to enhance its taste.There is no use of butter in this recipe just to coat the cakes.The yummy shortcake filled with pink vanilla custard cream and the yellow mangoes.............

WOW..................It is a delicious combination to kindle our tastes buds.....................

I made this recipe for swathi's Baking partners group on fb suggested by Reeni.


Mango-1 cup,peeled and cubed  

 Sugar-4 tsp + 2 Tbsp,divided   

APF flour-2 cups (13/4 cup + 1/4 cup corn flour)   

Salt-3/4 tsp

Baking powder- 1 tbsp   

Heavy cream-1-11/4 cups

 Melted butter - 1-2 tbsp  

Whipped cream - 1 cup 

Vanilla custard powder - 2-3 tbsp  

Icing sugar-2 tbsp 

 Coarse sugar - to sprinkle on top


Mango filling:

In a bowl add cubed mangoes and 2 tbsp sugar mix well and keep in fridge till use.

Short cake:

In another bowl add butter and sugar beat well add heavy cream and vanilla custard powder mix well.

Sift APF flour,salt and baking powder well and add to the creamy mixture and knead a soft dough.Don't worry if the dough cracks,it can be adjusted while cut with cookie cutters.

Make balls and roll into a thick flattened sheet,then cut into the desired shapes with cookie cutters. sprinkle coarse sugar on top.

Preheat oven in 180°c

Arrange them in a nonstick/greased baking tray with gaps and bake them for 15-18 mins.

Whipping cream:

In a clean bowl add chilled whipping cream beat well till peaks form add in sugar and beat well and place them in a pipping bag with anykind of nozzle.


 Mango short cake:

Cut the biscuit into 2 halves pipe some whipped cream on one half and place mango filling on it and close half with another half of  the biscuit. Now enjoy the melting moments with crusted biscuit,cream and mangoes.mmmmmmmm......Yummmmmmmm.....!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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