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Cheat's mango and passion fruit brûlée

17 August 2011

A sumptuous dessert with the added delight of mouth-watering passion fruit, which contain carotenoids - a good source of vitamin A.

Cheat's mango and passion fruit brûlée
Cheat's mango and passion fruit brûlée

Preparation time

10 minutes plus chilling

Cooking time

2 minutes




  • 1 small mango, peeled, stoned and thinly sliced
  • 2 passion fruit, flesh scooped out
  • 300g (10oz) low-fat natural yogurt
  • 200g (7oz) light crème fraîche
  • 1 tablespoon icing sugar
  • Few drops vanilla essence
  • 2 tablespoons Demerara sugar


Divide the mango slices between 4 ramekins.

Stir together the passion fruit flesh, yogurt, crème fraîche, icing sugar and vanilla essence in a bowl, then spoon over the mango.

Tap each ramekin to level the surface.

Sprinkle over the Demerara sugar and cook under a high grill for 1-2 minutes until the sugar has melted. 

Chill for about 30 minutes, then serve.

Nutritional values per serving

Kcals 131 (541 Kj)
Protein 5g
Carbohydrate 19g
Fat 5g
Saturated Fat 4g
Fibre 1g

Recipes taken from Delicious Food for Diabetes (ISBN: 0-600-61245-7) published by Hamlyn, priced at £14.99.

Try one of our other delicious dessert recipes, including easy crème brûlée, crème brûlée with lemongrass and coconut crème brûlée

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