Griddled Mango with Dark Rum and Passionfruit Sauce

Griddled Mango with Dark Rum and Passionfruit Sauce

2 February 2016

Staying in with your Valentine this February 14th? No Valentines meal is complete without dessert. Throw off the clichéd chocolates and ditch the shop-bought sweets; round off your evening with a touch of passion with this exotic combination of flavours. Ensure the mangoes are soft and ripe to touch for a perfect Valentine’s Day dessert.
  • Recipe
  • Valentine's day





Preperation Time


Cooking Time

15 mins


4 ripe mangoes

1 tbsp dark brown sugar

2 tbsp dark rum

Pulp and seeds from 3 passionfruits


1Cut two ‘cheeks’ from each mango by slicing lengthways on either side of the stone

2Heat a grill pan until hot

3Place the mango cheeks, cut side down, and cook for 2-3 minutes until lightly charred and browned. Remove and set aside

4Place the sugar, rum and Passion Fruit pulp seeds in a 20cm saucepan and bring to a boil

5Remove the heat and spoon this mixture over the griddled mango

6Serve immediately with a scoop of ice cream if desired.