Mango Mousse Recipe

Try the delicious and refreshing mango mousse recipe - a sweet creamy dessert simply made of three ingredients: ripe mangoes, whipping cream and condensed milk.

Mango Mousse Recipe
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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 1 hour and 1 minute

Total Time: 1 hour and 10 minutes

Origin of the dish

Flavorful and creamy mango mousse is the best idea for every special occasion. This dessert is made of ripe mango, chilled cream and condensed milk. However most recipes are using whipped cream or whipped egg whites. Any dessert that is made out of whipped cream with fruits or chocolates is called crème in mouse which means foam cream. This dessert originated way back as early as 1768 in France. It has a lot of variations like chocolate mousse, strawberry mousse, choco vanilla and more.

When is mango mousse typically served?

Mousse or specifically the Mango Mousse is a creamy dish served as a dessert in special occasions like weddings, Thanksgiving or even Christmas. It is typically served in American, French and Filipino restaurants and is famous because of its sweet and flavorful taste. It is best served cold, usually after meal.

Kitchen Utensils You'll Need

This version of Mango Mousse is quite easy to make, and the ingredients are very few and easy to find. You just need the help of the following kitchen tools and equipment in making the best mango mousse:

  • Cutting knife
  • Chopping board
  • Electric blender
  • Electric mixer
  • Mixing bowl
  • Serving glasses
  • Whisk

Mango Mousse’s Primary Ingredients – Mango and Cream.

Making mango mousse is no doubt easy to make. The primary ingredient in making this creamy dessert is the ripe mangoes and cream. These are super easy to be found since it can be bought at any convenient store, supermarkets or malls. Mangoes can be grown in any tropical area which makes it available at any stores and cream is one of the basic ingredients in baking or making dessert that is why it can easily be bought and is available in many stores. I know for sure you will not be having difficult time in getting these two products. In making the perfect mango mousse, you need to choose the ripe sweet mangoes to give it a perfect sweet taste. You can identify a sweet ripe mango by its color which is orange-like kind of yellow. I also identify a sweet mango by smelling it, a sweet mango has a sweet scent that lingers to your nose.

Interesting Facts about Mango Mousse

  • The word “mousse” is actually a French word for “froth” or “foam”.
  • Unlike the spelling of it that you may find familiar, the word mousse is properly pronounced as “moose”, it is in no way associated with animal.
  • November 30 is National Mousse Day. It can be chocolate or fruit.

Tips and Tricks When Making Mousse

  • Some people use egg whites as substitute for whipping cream in making mousse. In my recipe, I used the whipping cream for extra flavor and sweetness.
  • You can use a gelatin with mango flavor to give the mousse a thick consistency.
  • Mousse can be served sweet or savory. But it is still best served frozen or even just chilled.


  • 200ml whipping cream, chilled
  • 1 can condensed milk, chilled
  • 3 pcs large ripe mangoes


  1. In a large bowl, pour in the whipping cream and beat using an electric beater. Beat until the consistency doubles.

    Mango Mousse Recipe
  2. Pour in the condensed milk and beat once again.

    Mango Mousse Recipe
  3. Peel 2 ripe mangoes and slice in small pcs and blend using an electric blender.

    Mango Mousse Recipe
  4. Pour in the milk mixture and beat together.

  5. Transfer to a serving glass or bowl and chill in the fridge for at least 1 hour. Garnish with cubed mangoes on top. Serve and enjoy!

    Mango Mousse Recipe

Now you don’t need a lot of ingredients to serve a perfect dessert for special occasions. Mango Mousse is the best for your go-to dessert or just a cold snack for your family. The ingredients are very common and it’s few. With just three ingredients, you can make any occasion more special that feels like you are dining in a fine-dining restaurant. Make sure to serve it chilled to get the best taste and to make it more refreshing to eat. It is time to give your family a sweet treat and indulge them with your own home-made mango mousse.