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Mango yoghurt sorbet with tropical fruit

Australian Gourmet Traveller dessert recipe for mango yoghurt sorbet with tropical fruit

By Emma Knowles
  • 15 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking plus freezing
  • Serves 6
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Mango yoghurt sorbet with tropical fruit


  • 165 gm white sugar (¾ cup)
  • 2 tbsp julienned ginger
  • 75 ml green ginger wine
  • 2 mangoes, cheeks removed, peeled and cut into wedges
  • 2 ripe bananas, thickly sliced crossways
  • 1 red papaya, seeds removed, thickly sliced
Mango yoghurt sorbet
  • 220 gm white sugar (1 cup)
  • 650 gm thick natural yoghurt
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 100 gm coarsely chopped mango (about ½ mango)
  • ½ vanilla bean, scraped seeds only


  • 1
    For mango yoghurt sorbet, combine sugar and ½ cup water in a small saucepan and stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves, bring to the boil, then remove from heat and cool. Whisk yoghurt in a bowl until smooth, add ¾ cup sugar syrup and lime juice and whisk to combine. Churn in an ice-cream maker according to manufacturer’s instructions. Meanwhile, process mango, vanilla seeds and a little remaining sugar syrup to taste (you may not need all the syrup, depending upon the natural sweetness of the mango) until smooth. Transfer frozen yoghurt mixture to a bowl, fold through mango purée to form a rippled effect and freeze for 6 hours or until firm. Makes about 1 litre.
  • 2
    Combine sugar, ginger and ¾ cup water in a saucepan and stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to the simmer and cook for 10-12 minutes or until ginger is translucent. Remove from heat, add wine and stir to combine, then cool.
  • 3
    Combine fruit in a bowl, pour over enough ginger syrup to coat and toss. Serve fruit and remaining syrup with mango yoghurt sorbet.
  • undefined: Emma Knowles