Mango Float Recipe – Try this easy to make Mango Float

December 6, 2018
Try this very easy make Mango Float Recipe, a big hit during Christmas and New Year celebration. Mango float are my family's favorite dessert and the ingredients are not expensive.
(Last Updated On: December 9, 2018)

How to make the Best Mango Float

Mango Float Recipe is easy to make and very delicious Filipino dessert, a big hit during Christmas and New Year celebration. Mango float are my family’s favorite dessert and the ingredients are not expensive.





Did you know that Mango has so many Health Benefits?

This Mango Float Recipe contains the following nutrients from Mango Fruit:

  • 105 calories
  • 76% vitamin C which helps as antioxidant and boosts immunity
  • 25% vitamin A which is also an antioxidant and improves vision
  • 11% vitamin B6 plus other B vitamins which can improve hormone production in brain and heart disease prevention
  • 9% healthy probiotic fibre
  • 9% copper wherein it is a co-factor for many vital enzymes plus production of red blood cells
  • 7% potassium (to balance out our high sodium intake)
  • 4% magnesium

Mango fruit is rich in pre-biotic dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, and poly-phenolic flavonoid antioxidant compounds. According to new research study, mango fruit has been found to protect against colon, breast, leukemia and prostate cancers.  Several trial studies suggest that polyphenolic anti-oxidant compounds in mango are known to offer protection against breast and colon cancers.

Mangoes also help in digestion. Mango contains enzymes that help in breaking down protein. The fibrous nature of mango is rich in vitamins. With it’s high in pre-biotic dietary fiber and minerals that will help in digestion.

Mangoes boost your immune system with the combination of vitamin C, A and 25 different types of carotenoids, this helps keep your immune system healthy.

To know more about the Health Benefits of Mango fruit check out Top 10 Health Benefits of Mango.

Mango Float Recipe is easy to make and very delicious Filipino dessert, a big hit during Christmas and New Year celebration. Mango float are my family's favorite dessert and the ingredients are not expensive.

How to make it:

This Mango Float Recipe dessert is the Filipino version of the popular icebox cake dessert made with layers of graham crackers but others use ladyfingers (broas), whipped cream, condensed milk, and ripe carabao mangoes.

According to Wikipedia, there are 14 different strains of Carabao mango. These strains include the Talaban and Fresco of Guimaras, MMSU Gold of the Ilocos Region and Lamao and Sweet Elena of Zambales.  Now you know where you can get the best Mango in the Philippines.

You can also combine Mango with other fruit like Peach, you can view our  version of Peach Mango Float Recipe here.

Mango Float Recipe dessert can be made with two layers of filling or three, depending on the size of your baking pan or dish.  In this preparation we used a smaller glass baking dish so we can make 3 layers, and with the glass you can see the pretty layers.

Try this Pinoy Recipe at iba pa version of Mango Float Recipe this Holiday season or in whatever gatherings you have with your family and friends. You will surely enjoy this Filipino dessert because of the right amount of sweetness, layers of whip cream, graham crackers and mangoes.

Watch How to make Mango Float:

Mango Float Ingredients and Preparation Procedure:

 

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Mango Float Recipe

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Filipino
Author: Eduardo Joven

Ingredients

  • 3 large ripe mangoes sliced
  • 1 cup whipping cream (chilled & whipped until doubled in size) or 1 box (200g) Frosty Whip Cream Powder, whipped according to package
  • 1 250ml nestle all-purpose cream, chilled
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1/4 tsp. salt optional
  • 1 pack graham crackers

Instructions

  • Prepare an 8×8 baking dish glass or any similar container and set aside.
  • Wash mangoes, cut both sides off the pit, peel and slice the flesh thinly. Don’t throw the pit, scrape the flesh and reserve.
  • In a mixing bowl, whip the cream until light and double in size. Add in chilled all-purpose cream, condensed milk, vanilla extract and a pinch of salt and mix until well combine. At this point you can taste test your cream and adjust the sweetness according to your taste.
  • Divide the whipped cream mixture into 3 parts, so you can have a 3-layer mango float.
  • To assemble the mango float, first you have to arrange graham crackers in your baking dish. Lay the crackers flat and even until you cover the whole bottom of the pan. Use scissors or sharp knife to trim the crackers, if needed.
  • Pour 1 part of the cream mixture at the top of crackers and spread evenly.
  • Top with mango slices and add reserve scraped mangoes.
  • Place another layer of graham crackers and repeat process until you have 3 layers, ending with cream and sliced mangoes on top. Don’t throw extra graham crumbs, crushed it finely & dust it on top of your mango float.
  • Chill for 8 hours or overnight to set completely before serving.

 

Mango Float Recipe is easy to make and very delicious Filipino dessert, a big hit during Christmas and New Year celebration. Mango float are my family's favorite dessert and the ingredients are not expensive.

Enjoy this easy to make Mango Float Recipe with your family and friends this Christmas season or on any occasion.

Mango Float Recipe is easy to make and very delicious Filipino dessert, a big hit during Christmas and New Year celebration. Mango float are my family's favorite dessert and the ingredients are not expensive.

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25 Comments

  • Reply

    Nancy

    April 17, 2018 at 9:45 am

    Hi,
    Thank for sharing your recipe. I’ve tried a few recipe from online but this recipe is the Best.
    Can’t get hold of sweet fresh mangoes here but tried it with canned peach fruit and still love it.
    I’ve made this twice and everybody loved it. Thanks again
    Nancy

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    Tamra Gibson

    March 13, 2018 at 1:55 pm

    I’ve never even heard if this Mango float but i would love to try to make it for Easter. Even though the family all gets together and reme mbers to bake everyone’s favorite dishes it seems as if we never have anything new. Move over world here comes a new Betty Crocker

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    Veronica Lee
    March 12, 2018 at 7:09 am

    Oooo! Mango! I know I’d love this. Thanks!

  • Reply

    Nina

    March 12, 2018 at 5:25 am

    This looks soooo delicious, I’ll have to give it a try!

  • Reply

    Calvin F.

    February 10, 2017 at 6:27 pm

    Mango cakes are one of my favorites.

  • Reply

    Lee9

    January 14, 2017 at 3:22 pm

    Good recipe thx.

  • Reply

    Larry

    May 28, 2016 at 10:46 pm

    Hmmm this one looks delecious I gonna make my own dessert base on this dessert Larry Mango Choco Float.

  • Reply

    M.Clark

    April 23, 2015 at 11:37 pm

    Yum, this looks delicious, I have never heard of this but I’d love to try it. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

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    Nikoletta D.

    April 23, 2015 at 3:22 pm

    That is one good looking dessert! I love mangoes. I had no idea Filipino desserts recipes were that good!

  • Reply

    Sara Trojaniello

    April 19, 2015 at 2:24 pm

    This is the perfect dessert for my birthday! 🙂

  • Reply

    Dawn Monroe

    April 18, 2015 at 4:48 am

    Ive never tried any mango deserts. I think my family would enjoy it!

  • Reply

    Sherry Compton

    April 17, 2015 at 6:14 am

    This is a great recipe for summer! Like the layering and use of graham crackers. Thanks.

  • Reply
    Ann Cagalingan
    April 15, 2015 at 4:47 am

    Thanks for sharing this recipe i wanna make this one for my kids!

  • Reply

    Nena Sinclair

    April 15, 2015 at 1:24 am

    This looks so delicious, I’ve got to try it! Thank you!

  • Reply

    Wanda McHenry

    April 14, 2015 at 3:50 pm

    I don’t see many dessert recipes with mango, but this absolutely looks delicious and I will be trying it this summer!

  • Reply

    Mikko

    April 12, 2015 at 12:40 pm

    Sana magawa ko to para sa family ko balang araw.

  • Reply

    Cynthia Knisely

    April 10, 2015 at 4:40 pm

    Your Mango Float sounds really good. It also sounds like a lot of work which I don’t like to do. Also sounds like it has a lot of calories

  • Reply

    Kat

    April 10, 2015 at 11:42 am

    This sounds amazing. I will be trying this for my family!

  • Reply

    Joseph Stowell

    March 23, 2015 at 6:05 pm

    Anyone who likes mangoes will love this easy-to-prepare recipe. Thanks!

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    Istin Dizon Paigna

    March 8, 2015 at 10:05 am

    perfect for the coming summer! i will do this and surprise my kids 🙂

  • Reply

    Danies

    October 9, 2014 at 8:37 am

    she so very delicious mango float i like mango float

  • Reply

    meredith cabintoy

    September 24, 2014 at 9:02 pm

    sana marami pa akong matutunan na mga recipe,christmas & new year patok.tnx a lot

  • Reply

    Kaalen

    July 1, 2014 at 7:16 pm

    This recipe is perfect for summer!! It is so light and fresh!love it!

  • Reply

    Giochi

    April 17, 2013 at 11:11 am

    I needed to thank you for this excellent recipe…

  • Reply

    lissa de castro-velasco

    October 26, 2012 at 12:51 pm

    masaya ako kase madami akong natutunan na mga lulutuin, salamat sa inyo….

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