Passion Fruit Dessert With Mango, Coconut & Lime… By Lucy Simmons

By lucy  , ,   , ,

April 5, 2016

Oh my! what a dessert, not only does it look amazing it tastes amazing, the creamy filling is light and sweet with the crisp pastry and fruit piled on top... One of my favourite desserts!

  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Yields: 15 Medium

Ingredients

375 Grams Sweet short crust pastry

1 Scattering Flour

150 Grams Mascarpone

150 ml Double cream

30 Grams Orange curd

30 Grams Icing sugar

1 Medium Zest of a lime

4 Small Passion fruit

2 Large Mangos

4 tbsp Toasted desiccated coconut

Directions

  1.  Roll out the pastry on a lightly floured surface and place in 25cm fluted tart tin, leaving the pastry to hang over the edge of the tin.  Blind bake in a preheated oven (180C) for 30 minutes with some baking paper and baking beans,  turn the oven off a leave the pastry case in the oven for a further 10 minutes without the baking paper and baking beans until golden.  Trim away any pastry.
  2.  Whip together the cream and mascarpone with the passion fruit juice, orange curd and icing sugar until it forms medium peaks.
  3.  When the pastry case has cooled spoon 3/4 of the mixture into the pastry case and with the remaining cream place it in a piping bag with a star tip nozzle and pipe stars around the edge of the pastry.
  4.  Peel and cut the mangos into chunks and pile in the middle of the cream.  Sprinkle over the desiccated coconut and zesty lime .  Enjoy!

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