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Five Must-Try Desserts in Cairo to Satisfy Your Mango Cravings

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Five Must-Try Desserts in Cairo to Satisfy Your Mango Cravings
    written by
    Dina Mokhtar

    Featured image via La Poire Egypt – Facebook

    If you ask any given Egyptian what summer means to them, besides going to the beach, the answer will be messily slurping an ice-cold mango after a wholesome meal. Celebrating the crowd-pleasing, summertime staple, Cairo’s dessert shops are treating us with mango-inspired goodness, which isn’t as messy as eating the fruit, but just as delicious.

    Here are five desserts that will satisfy your mango cravings:

    Mango Pavlova at The Batter Half & Co.:

     
     
     
     
     
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    The Batter Half & Co. offers the meringue-based classic dessert with a mango twist, where the crunchy meringue meets the buttery texture of the mangoes; it’s a match made in heaven.

    Mango Flambé at La Poire:

     
     
     
     
     
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    Meringue lovers are in for a treat this season because here’s another mango-flavoured meringue dessert. This time around, the meringue comes in its soft form, surrounding layers of vanilla sponge cake and whipped cream, filled and topped with mango chunks.

    Mango Lotus Volcano Cake:

     
     
     
     
     
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    Among the many mango creations that Nola is celebrating the season with comes the Mango Lotus Volcano Cake; sponge cake filled with mango, topped with Lotus spread.

    Mango Gelato at Coppermelt:

    If you’re searching for a lighter mango-flavoured dessert choice, look no further than Coppermelt’s mango gelato cake.

    Mango Éclair at Tortina:

     
     
     
     
     
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    Tortina serves every mango éclair lover out there a heavenly dessert, where their fluffy choux pastry delight is filled with cream and mango slices, with icing sugar on top.

     

     

     

     

     

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