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Baked Mango Cups with Honeyed Coconut Streusel

Simplicity at its best! Juicy ripe mango halves topped with honey-coconut-cashew-pistachio-oat streusel. Enjoy plain as a snack or with sweetened greek yogurt for breakfast or with vanilla ice cream for dessert.

`Hellllllllo….. Mango season.

I think we all know what a mango freak I am. Why is this the best fruit in the Universe?

Um. Anything in a cup form is always fun! Lettuce cups. Avocado cups.

And another favorite part of this recipe? It’s the perfect serving size.

There is something magical with mango and coconut combination, like Coconut Glazed Mango Ginger Pop-Tarts. Coconut, cashews, pistachios, oats tossed with honey and coconut oil. Oh and then a sweet mango half topped with this and baked. The mango softens a bit and the streusel gets crispy and sticky (thanks to honey), it just takes a humble (or may be not so much) mango to a whole  new level. This is just too damn delicious and now you will have try to find out for yourself, huh?

Mix shredded coconut, chopped nuts, oats, honey and coconut oil together and place on cut mango halves and bake. I scored the mango a gently (do not cut through the skin). This helped for the streusel juices run deep into the mango and also convenient to eat with a spoon.

 


Skill level – Easy

Baked Mangoes with Honeyed Coconut Streusel 

Ingredients:

1 large mango, ripe but firm

1/4 cup sweetened shredded coconut

1/4 cup nuts, chopped (I used a combination of raw cashews and pistachios)

2 tablespoons old fashioned oats

2 tablepsoons honey

1 tablepsoon melted coconut oil

1/8 teaspoon salt

To serve,

sweetened greek yogurt, optional

vanilla ice cream, optional

Preparation:

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Have a baking pan or any oven safe skillet ready.

2. Cut mango into two halves (save seed for snacking).

3. Gently score mangoes about 3/4th way into the flesh(without cutting through the skin). Place on the baking pan or skillet, skin side down.

4. In a small bowl, combine shredded coconut, chopped nuts, oats, honey, melted coconut oil and salt, until well mixed.

5. Divide mixture evenly over the two mango halves.

6.Place baking pan in the middle rack of the oven and bake for 20-25 minutes, until deep golden on top.

7. Place pan on a wire rack to cool.

8. Serve mango halves (warm or room temperature), plain or with sweetened greek yogurt or with vanilla ice cream.

Makes 2 servings

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sarah

Saturday 24th of February 2018

This was sooo yummy! I love it when something so simple, tastes sooo good. I didnt have any yogurt or ice cream so I topped it with some canned coconut cream Obviously, it was delicious. Thanks for the recipe.

Maria Doss

Sunday 25th of February 2018

Thank you so much:) Glad you liked it.

Kim @ The Baking ChocolaTess

Friday 5th of May 2017

Maria, you will be proud of me. I bought my first mango this past week! I cannot wait to use it! This looks super yummy!! :)

Maria Doss

Friday 5th of May 2017

That makes happy Kim! Let me know how it goes:)

Michelle | The Secret Ingredient Is

Thursday 27th of April 2017

I'm a mango freak too - and this looks like heaven to me! That streusel, yum yum! Such a great idea.

Maria Doss

Thursday 27th of April 2017

Thank you Michelle:)

Ashika @ Gardening Foodie

Thursday 27th of April 2017

Oh my gosh, I am drooling on my keyboard right now. I love mangoes.😊 You say that it can be served as breakfast, snack or dessert....I am making it for all 3 tomorrow and eating it by myself😋

Maria Doss

Thursday 27th of April 2017

I love it girl:)

Patrick@looneyforfood.com

Thursday 27th of April 2017

This sounds crazy good! I just need to find me a good mango!

Maria Doss

Thursday 27th of April 2017

Hurry up Patrick:)