This recipe is specially for Esther and for those of you who live overseas where there is an abundance of these fruits and with the adundance the fruits, it definitely would not cost an arm and a leg there and I would urge you to give try this recipe for an ultimate dessert with fruits topped with whipped cream, mango puree & Vanilla sauce :) Ophelia
Step 1 do the Vanilla Sauce first
Ingredients for *Vanilla Sauce
100 gm Fresh Cream
20 gm Castor Sugar
*70 ml Low Fat/UHT Milk
1/2 teasp Vanilla [If you add Vanilla Pod, it would definitely enhance the taste]
10 gm Custard Powder [Do Not use Instant Custard]
30 ml Low Fat/UHT Milk
Method for *Vanilla Sauce
(a) Put the Custard Powder & 30 ml Low Fat/UHT Milk in a small bowl & mix to combine
[hereinafter referred to as "Custard Powder mixture"].
(b) Put the Fresh Cream, Castor Sugar & *70 ml Low Fat/UHT Milk in a small pot & bring it to
a boil on medium low heat.
(c) Stir the Custard Powder mixture then add it to the (b) above & keep on stirring, on
medium low heat, with a whisk till thick making sure there are no lumps. Remove
from fire then add in 1/2 teasp Vanilla essence, stir.
Ingredients for Marinated Fruits with Mango Sauce
150 gm Strawberries
1 Dragon Fruit
3 Golden Kiwi
2 Passion Fruit
1 Tabsp Fresh Basil leaves
1 Tabsp Balsamic Vinegar
2 Tabsp Honey or to taste
200 gm net weight of Mango Puree
100 gm Vanilla Sauce
150 ml ^Whipping Cream [see my notes at the bottom on this]
Method for Step 2
- Wash, towel dry the fruits except for the Mangoes, & cut. Put the cut fruits in a large bowl. Marinate the fruites with honey, basil & Balsamic Vinegar. Cling film & refrigerate.
- Puree the mangoes & then mix it into the *Vanilla Sauce.
- Whip up the Whipping Cream till stiff peak.
- Place the marinated fruits into small individual bowls, drizzle with the Mango Sauce & Whipped Cream.
In respect of the ^Whipping Cream and examples of ^Whipping Cream are brands like Anchor Whipping Cream, Shani, Emborg.
Till my next post, xoxo, Ophelia