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Mango Cake

When I saw Elin's Dimply Mango Cake post in her blog, I told myself that I must try it  as mango is also one of my favourite fruits.  However, I tweaked it a bit, reduced the sugar, butter and the end result is also a yummy cake, especially  the delicious mango flavour.  It's quite a unique combination, have not seen this cake being sold commercially.  Hats off to Elin and thanks for sharing!

arranging the mango slices on the cake takes a bit of effort ......

the yellow bits are  the mashed  mango which certainly enhance the flavour of the cake

Recipe for Mango Cake

  • 6 oz Plain Flour
  • 2  Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4  Tsp Salt
  • 60 gm Butter/Margarine
  • 4  oz Brown Sugar
  • 2  eggs
  • 1/3 cup Canola Oil
  • 1.1/2  Tsp vanilla
  • 3 oz mashed mango
  • Mango slices from about  2 medium size mangoes
  1. Sift the plain flour with the baking powder, salt, set aside.
  2. Beat butter and sugar till light, thick and creamy.
  3. Add in the eggs, one at a time.
  4. Slowly add in the oil, vanilla, mix well.
  5. On low speed, add in the mashed mangoes.
  6. Fold in the sifted flour and mix till fully incorporated.
  7. Pour batter into a greased and floured 8 inch round springform pan.
  8. Arrange the mango slices onto the cake.
  9. Bake in preheated oven @ 180 deg C for about 50 mins.  Test with skewer till it comes out clean.
  10. Remove cake from the oven, let cool on rack before dislodging it.

Do hop over to Elin's blog for the original recipe.

When I was making the mango cake, I was very surprised to find this  ..........

an egg with two yolks ...... twins!  I didn't add this to the butter and sugar mixture, made an omelette instead.


  1. That looks gorgeous. I love mangoes too. You're absolutely right, I haven't seen anything like this on the market. :)

  2. Wow! The yummy-looking cake is so mouth-watering! No wonder it was irresistible to you! Mangoes is also one of my favourites too, besides durians! Love the beautiful symmetry seen in your lovely images!

  3. I had wanted to make this too, also from Elin's blog. Nice job :)

  4. How nice! I made something similar a while ago, but with peach. Will try mango next time!

  5. The texture looks the same :)) arranging the mango slices just need a few more practices and you are on the way of becoming a pro :) You can open a cake business soon! :p Well done !

  6. Divina
    Thanks. Mangoes seem to be a favourite fruit to so many people.

    This is a very delicious cake. Bet you'll like it.

    Better try it out and post it, can compare notes.

    Remembering seeing your post with peach. Think peach will also taste good.

    Thanks. Yes practise makes perfect. You set up shop and I'll be your assistant, that sounds more like it!

  7. An egg with two lucks! My mom always told me that means you'll have good luck! Maybe good luck will come your way!

  8. I think your arrangement of mango slices are absolutely beautiful! Love the sweet tangy flavor they lend. Thanks for this!

  9. That looks so pretty and delicious. I love mangoes but have never tried a mango cake. Just sounds so good...mmm

  10. Wow this is so impressive and absolutely beautiful!

  11. Patty
    Hope what you said is true, good luck. Certainly need it!

    Thanks. Need more practice.

    Do try it, you won't regret.

    Simply Life
    Thanks, delicious too.

  12. How lucky! Double Yolk. And such a beautiful cake.

  13. I will most likely cut down the sugar in almost all recipes as well. Just can not take it if it's too sweet. This looks perfectly done. Great job!

  14. penny
    Ya, I'm going to get some luck. Cake is delicious.

    My Little Space
    The 4 oz sugar in the recipe is just nice, think no need to reduce anymore. Still needs more practice to cut the mango slices.


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