Tropical Mango Tartlets

These tartlets are the perfect dessert to serve over this festive season. They have a light, luscious texture, with a delicious tropical flavour of mango and coconut. The ideal treat for these hot summer days.


Cooking Methods

  • Baking


For the Base:

  • 1 1/2 cups tennis biscuits, crushed
  • 5 tbsp butter, melted

For the Filling:

  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 cup mango, blitzed
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2 egg yolks


For the Base:

  1. Preheat oven to 180℃.
  2. Mix the crushed biscuits and melted butter together in a bowl, until the ingredients are well incorporated
  3. Press the mixture into 10cm tartlet tins, making sure to cover the sides as well
  4. Place the tins into a preheated 180℃ oven for 10-12 mins
  5. Remove them from the oven and allow to cool
  6. For the Filling:

    1. Melt the butter in a saucepan over a moderate heat Whisk in the flour, combine well.
    2. Stir in the coconut milk, mango purée and sugar. Keep stirring over a moderate heat, till the contents thicken. Remove from the heat.
    3. Whisk the egg yolks in a bowl and once the mango and coconut milk mixture has cooled a little, stir the egg yolks into this, making sure it is well combined.
    4. Pour this mixture into the pre-prepared tartlet bases, then bake in a preheated, 190 C oven, for about 10 mins. Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
    5. Refrigerate the tartlets for a couple of hours before serving.
    6. Decorate, with slices of fresh mango and serve with some whipped cream.