Kid-Friendly Mango Desserts To Make Summer Vacation Memorable

This aam season, let the little ones unleash their culinary creativity by making some absolutely irresistible and easy #mangolicious desserts!

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Summer vacation calls for fun, relaxation, and of course, a box full of sunshine coloured juicy, luscious mangoes, the king of fruits! All of us eagerly look forward to the aam season so that we can all gorge on this power-packed versatile fruit. We all know that the love for mangoes is no 'aam' baat! So, every meal during this time is full of delicious recipes like Aam Ras, Mango Milkshake, Aam ka Sheera, Mango Rasmalai and a lot more.

With school holidays, it is also the best time to dive into the kitchen with our little chefs and whip up some #mangolicious treats! Cooking with kids is not only a great bonding experience but also an excellent opportunity to help them unleash their culinary creativity and develop a lifelong love for cooking. 

While the thought of kids near stoves might make some parents a bit anxious, there are plenty of safe, enjoyable and kid-friendly #mangolicious recipes that you two can make together. So, here are some delicious yet simple mango desserts that you can make with your kids to make summer vacation memorable.

Disclaimer: Remember, adult supervision is essential for safe and enjoyable cooking with kids.


Mango Popsicles

Nothing spells summer better than a refreshing popsicle, so, the first recipe on this list is a frozen tropical explosion - Mango Popsicles! This fuss-free summer essential is a big hit with kids. It not just beats the heat but also its simple recipe teaches the kids the importance of patience, so it is a total win-win. Simply pour the mixture of mangoes, yogurt, castor sugar and milk into moulds, freeze it and enjoy! 


Baked Aamrakhand

Next on the list is an absolutely delicious dessert that’s totally worth every bite - Baked Aamrakhand. Start off by mixing together yogurt, condensed milk, cream, mango puree and mango pieces, then transfer it into ramekin moulds, bake it and serve chilled. This twisted version of the popular Aamrakhand is so easy to make that your kids will be more than happy to make it and devour it without any hesitation.


 Mango Cream

Then comes Mango Cream, a yummy decadent dessert with the goodness of fresh mangoes. To make this creamy dessert, blend together mango pulp, cream, ice cream, powdered sugar and cardamom powder. Then pour it into individual serving glasses and top it up with some whipped cream and chopped mango and serve immediately. The recipe doesn’t require any cooking or baking so the kids can make it, decorate it, and serve it by all themselves. 


Mango Yogurt Parfait

Further your kids can try their hands at making Mango Yogurt Parfait! This parfait is a delight for the eyes as well as the taste buds. Simply put, Mango Yogurt Parfait is essentially made by carefully layering sweetened yogurt, mango pieces and soaked basil seeds into each glass. This Parfait looks totally fancy, gets ready within no time and is also healthy, making it a must try!


No Bake Mango Cheesecake 

Finally get a little more creative and make a lovely Mango Cheesecake. Mind you, this version of the Mango Cheesecake needs no oven, so it is totally safe for kids to make. To make this classic No Bake Mango Cheesecake, combine cream cheese, hung yogurt, mango pulp and condensed milk and then layer it inside a cake tin with savoiardi on the edges. Once it is set in the refrigerator, cut into wedges and serve.

Ultimately, cooking with kids is not just about making delicious food, it is about creating lasting memories. So, gather those luscious mangoes and the rest of the ingredients, roll up your sleeves, and get ready with your little ones to make this summer vacation a mango-filled one. Happy cooking!


Take a look at some more out of the box sweet and savoury mango recipes here.