Griddled Mango with Dark Rum and Passionfruit Sauce

Griddled Mango with Dark Rum and Passionfruit Sauce

02 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.