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Mango filling & glaze

My Dad requested a mango filled cake for his Father's Day cake. I usually just use pie filling for my cake fillings since I am a hobby baker. But I found this recipe online & it was AMAZINGLY DELICIOUS so I had to share! This is Nancy Vienneau's recipe on her Good Food Matters blog.

Ingredients

Amount Ingredient
1 large very ripe Mango
1 C water
1 1/2 C Confectioners sugar
1 Lemon, for juice

Directions

Peel the ripe mango and cut into pieces, placing them, (and the juices!) into a saucepan. Add 1 cup of water, and 1 1/2 cups of confectioners sugar. Stir well and bring to a simmer. Cook until mango pulp becomes dissolved, and incorporated into the liquid. Add lemon juice. Simmer until somewhat thick and glazy. Remove from heat, pour into a bowl, and allow to cool.
I also added a couple of tsp of corn starch to thicken the filling slightly.

Comments (3)

I love anything mango so this an automatic favorite for me! What flavor cake &what type of icing did you use, if you don't mind me asking?
This sounds great...thanks for sharing:-)
i am also very curious what kind of cake and icing you used to go along with this great filling!!
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