Three Guys From Miami: Cuban and Spanish Food Recipes

Glenn Lindgren: If you're in Miami from about late May through August you're going to see a lot of mangoes for sale!

Jorge Castillo: They are practically on every street corner.

Glenn Lindgren: Many locals have mango trees in their back yards.

Raúl Musibay: They are great picked ripe off the tree and eaten sliced.

Jorge Castillo: You can also make a great Mango Ice Cream.

Glenn Lindgren: Here is another delicious way to use up all those extra mangoes.

Mango Cake - Cake de Mango


Mango Cake -- Cake de Mango

By Three Guys From Miami



Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 40 minutes
Total time: 55 minutes
Yield: 12 servings

Ripe juicy mangoes baked in a sumptuous cake and covered in sweet, cream cheese frosting.

INGREDIENTS:

CAKE:

2 1/2 cups mashed mangoes
2 cups flour
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
1teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped walnuts, (optional)

FROSTING:

8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla
3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
Preheat oven to 350°F. Beat sugar and eggs until creamy. Add vanilla. Gradually add mangoes, beating well. Sift flour together with baking soda and salt. Add flour mixture to sugar/egg mixture gradually. Beat until smooth. Stir in walnuts.

Spoon into a greased 9x13 baking pan. Bake in preheated 350 degrees oven for 40 minutes. Check cake for doneness (an inserted toothpick comes out clean) as oven temperatures and cooking times may vary. Cool.

Frosting:

Beat the cream cheese, butter and vanilla in a mixer bowl until light. Add the confectioners' sugar, beating until smooth. Spread over the cake.

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