Mango: Mango Cream Pie

posted by Mai 04-28-103 10:38 AM

Mango Cream Pie
Courtesy of Southern Living

Mango nectar may be found in the Mexican-food sections of most grocery stores.

1/2 (15-ounce) package refrigerated piecrusts
2 1/2 cups mango nectar
1 cup whipping cream
3 egg yolks
3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons butter or margarine
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Garnishes: whipped cream, fresh mango slices, fresh mint leaves


Fit piecrust into a 9-inch pie plate according to package directions; fold edges under and crimp. Bake at 425 for 7 minutes or until lightly browned; cool.

Combine nectar and next 5 ingredients in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking constantly; boil, whisking constantly, 1 minute or until mixture thickens. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and vanilla. Cover tightly with plastic wrap, and cool to room temperature.

Spoon mixture into prepared piecrust; cover and chill 8 hours. Garnish, if desired.

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