In the Philippines, mango season is one of the most-awaited fruit-bearing months for Pinoys. With their juicy flesh and sweet flavor, mangoes have won over the hearts and taste buds of millions.
Perfect for this season, mangoes are not only delicious when consumed as is, but there are Filipino desserts that will surely be refreshing and satisfy your cravings this summer!
1. Mango Graham Cake
One of the famous Filipino desserts that is loved by many Pinoys on all occasions is the mango graham or known as mango float.
Besides its sweet taste, this dessert is commonly eaten by Filipinos because it is easy to make and only consists of four ingredients: graham crackers, condensed milk, evaporated milk, and mangoes.
This dessert will be perfect for summer, as it should be refrigerated before consumption to keep all the ingredients intact.
2. Mango Sago
Are you craving more? Well, here’s another easy dessert to pair with mangoes!
Indulge in the tropical delight of mango sago, a refreshing Filipino dessert perfect for the summer season. This chilled treat combines the sweetness of ripe mangoes, the creamy richness of coconut milk, and the delightful texture of sago pearls.
Mango sago is a simple yet irresistible dessert that brings a taste of the tropics to any occasion. With its vibrant colors and refreshing taste, it’s no wonder that it is also a perfect treat during the summer!
3. Mango Shake
Since refreshers are on the list, mango shakes should be included! If you really want to have that mango sweetness alone in a drink, this dessert will be perfect.
In doing this, you only need a blender, crushed ice, sugar, and mangoes, and you’re done!
But if you want to spice things up with your mango shake, you can add sago, pearls, nata de coco, and many more to add texture to your shake when you take a sip of it.
4. Mango Ice Candy
This dessert not only brings refreshments but can also bring you back to your childhood! Most of the sari-sari stores in the Philippines sold these desserts for less than Php 10 back then.
To make this refreshing dessert, you need ripe mangoes, condensed and evaporated milk, water, and sugar. After mixing these ingredients, you must put them in ice-plastic bags (to really give that remarkable childhood treat) and let them sit in the freezer for at least one to two hours.
Perfect dessert but can also be a perfect business product this summer, especially if your consumers are mostly children.
5. Homemade Mango Ice Cream
What are desserts without ice cream? Even though you can buy these treats on the market, making your own from scratch can be more refreshing because it will have the taste of natural ingredients.
There are a lot of recipes when it comes to making homemade mango ice cream, depending on your preference.
But the things that should always be present with this dessert are condensed milk, all-purpose cream, and, of course, ripe mangoes.
Whether you’re making a refreshing mango ice cream or a rich mango graham cake, mangoes are sure to add a unique and delightful taste to your dessert.
No doubt, mangoes are one of the fruits in the Philippines to beat the heat during the summer season!