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Part 1: The Filipino Mango Dessert Countdown

Welcome, mango lovers! If you're a fan of this golden fruit, you're in for a treat. Today, we begin our sweet journey through the top 10 Filipino mango desserts. Get ready to savor a delightful array of treats that highlight the irresistible flavor of mangoes. From refreshing salads to creamy indulgences, here are desserts #10 to #6. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s blog, where we’ll reveal the top 5 mango masterpieces you simply can’t miss!

#10 - Mango Buko Salad: A Tropical Medley

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A true fiesta in a bowl, Mango Buko Salad is a celebration of tropical flavors. Imagine juicy mangoes mingling with tender young coconut (buko), chewy nata de coco, and a luscious sweetened cream. Sometimes, apples and grapes join the party too, making every bite a burst of freshness.


  • 2 ripe mangoes, diced

  • 2 cups young coconut strips

  • 1 can nata de coco, drained

  • 1 cup sweetened condensed milk

  • 1 cup all-purpose cream


  1. In a large bowl, combine the mangoes, young coconut, and nata de coco.

  2. Mix in the condensed milk and all-purpose cream until well coated.

  3. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour before serving.

#9 - Mango Pandan: A Fragrant Delight

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Get ready for a symphony of tropical flavors with Mango Pandan. This dessert brings together the aromatic essence of pandan and the sweet, tangy goodness of mango in a creamy, gelatine-based treat that’s as refreshing as it is delicious.


  • 2 ripe mangoes, diced

  • 1 pack pandan-flavored gelatine mix

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • 1 cup evaporated milk

  • 1/2 cup sugar


  1. Prepare the pandan gelatine according to the package instructions, then let it set and cut it into cubes.

  2. In a bowl, mix the coconut milk, evaporated milk, and sugar until the sugar dissolves.

  3. Combine the pandan gelatine cubes, diced mangoes, and milk mixture.

  4. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours before serving.

#8 - Mango Cheesecake: Rich and Creamy

Indulge in the creamy decadence of Mango Cheesecake. This rich dessert features a tangy cheesecake base topped with fresh mango slices or puree. It's the perfect marriage of sweet and tangy, creamy and fruity.


  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs

  • 1/2 cup melted butter

  • 3 packages (8 oz each) cream cheese, softened

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 3 eggs

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 ripe mangoes, sliced or pureed


  1. Mix graham cracker crumbs and melted butter, then press into the bottom of a springform pan.

  2. Beat the cream cheese and sugar until smooth, then add eggs one at a time, and mix in vanilla extract.

  3. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the crust and bake at 325°F (163°C) for 45-50 minutes.

  4. Let the cheesecake cool, then top with mango slices or puree before serving.

#7 - Mango Float: Layers of Love

Mango Float is a no-bake, easy-to-make dessert that layers graham crackers with sweetened cream and ripe mangoes. It's like a tropical tiramisu that you can't resist.


  • 3 ripe mangoes, sliced

  • 2 cups graham cracker crumbs

  • 2 cups all-purpose cream

  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk


  1. In a bowl, mix the all-purpose cream and sweetened condensed milk.

  2. In a rectangular dish, layer graham crackers, cream mixture, and mango slices.

  3. Repeat layers until the dish is filled, ending with a layer of mango slices.

  4. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours or overnight.

#6 - Mango Sago: A Cool and Creamy Treat

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Mango Sago is a delightful dessert featuring sago pearls, ripe mangoes, and a creamy coconut milk base. It's a refreshing and satisfying end to any meal.


  • 2 ripe mangoes, diced

  • 1 cup sago pearls

  • 1 cup coconut milk

  • 1/2 cup condensed milk


  1. Cook sago pearls according to package instructions, then rinse and drain.

  2. In a bowl, mix coconut milk and condensed milk.

  3. Add the cooked sago pearls and diced mangoes to the milk mixture.

  4. Chill in the refrigerator before serving.

That’s it for part 1 of our mango dessert adventure! From Mango Buko Salad to Mango Sago, these desserts offer a taste of tropical heaven. But wait, there’s more! Tune in tomorrow as we count down the top 5 Filipino mango desserts that will truly blow your mind. Get ready for some serious mango magic!

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