Mango pie garnished with chocolate

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Author Notes: If you like mango this recipe is perfect for you! Prepare from the dough to the filling of this fabulous mango pie that have excellent presentation and is a delight...Pedro Raposo


Serves 14

For the dough:

  • 200 grams all-purpose flour
  • Zest of half lemon
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 100 grams cold margarine

For the filling:

  • 150 milliliters mango pulp
  • 150 milliliters heavy whipping cream
  • 125 grams natural yoghurt
  • 3 unflavored gelatin sheets
  • 1 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 50 milliliters whipping cream
  • 50 grams dark chocolate
  • 1 teaspoon margarine
  1. For the dough: Mix well the flour, sugar, the margarine cut into cubes and the lemon zest in a food processor. Then, place this mixture and the egg in a large bowl. Knead with your hands until obtain a compact mixture.
  2. Place the pastry over a table and mold it in a square shape. Wrap the pastry in cling film and refrigerate for approximately 45 minutes.
  3. Preheat the oven to 180ºC / (350ºF). Remove the pastry from the fridge, place it on a table with parchment paper and roll out the pastry with a rolling pin dusted with some flour. Line a pie pan (24 centimeters / (9 1/2 inches)) with the pastry, prick the bottom with a fork and place some dried beans for the dough doesn’t rise when it goes to the oven. Bake about 25 minutes until slightly golden.
  4. Turn off the oven, remove the parchment paper and the beans and let the dough cool to room temperature.
  5. For the filling: In a electric mixer, whip the cream with one tablespoon powdered sugar until stiff peaks form. Reserve in the fridge.
  6. Put the gelatin sheets in water about four minutes. Drain them well and put them in a bowl. Melt for 1 minute in the microwave. Remove from microwave and stir with a fork; set aside.
  7. In a bowl, whisk the mango pulp and the yoghurt. Add the melted gelatin sheets and mix well. Finally, add the whipped cream and fold gently with a spatula.
  8. Pour the mixture inside the dough and refrigerate until set (about 4 hours).
  9. In a bowl, put the chocolate broken into pieces and the margarine. Melt for 1 minute in the microwave. Remove from microwave, pour the cream and stir well with a fork until obtain a creamy mixture.
  10. Remove the pie from fridge, garnish with chocolate and serve.

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