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A wonderful recipe for a chocolate mango cake whipped up by the talented Cindy of Cindy's Recipes and Writings.
Servings: 8
Author: Cindy's Recipes and Writings
For the Cake:
  • 1 cup sugar turbinado
  • 1 cup flour plus more to dust pan
  • 1/4 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbs cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 each egg
  • 1/4 cup mango puree
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
For the Mango Whipped Cream:
  • 1 cup cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp mango puree
For the Chocolate Buttercream Frosting:
  • Be careful not to let butter melt anytime during the recipe process!
  • 1 cup unsalted butter 2 sticks, softened (like ice cream or mashed potatoes)
  • 3-4 cups powdered sugar sifted
  • 1/4 cup cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup milk added as 1 Tablespoon at a time
For the Cake:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine sugar, flour, cocoa, baking powder and baking soda in a medium-sized bowl. In a separate bowl, combine milk, water, egg, mango and vanilla. Whisk together.
  3. Add wet ingredient to the dry mixture. Beat with electric mixer for about 3 minutes and bubbles form on top.
  4. Grease and flour one 8-inch cake pan.
  5. Pour batter into prepared pan, bake on the center rack in a 350 degree oven for about 35 minutes or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean.
  6. Cool pan several minutes before attempting to remove cake. Tap on bottom and sides of pan to loosen as necessary.
  7. Transfer cake to serving dish. Cool at room temperature before refrigerating.
For the Mango Whipped Cream:
  1. Chill bowl in freezer several minutes. Remove bowl, add cream, powdered sugar and mango. Beat on medium until stiff peaks form. Be careful not to over beat it or you will have butter!
  2. Nutrition Facts
  3. Nutrition (per serving): 193 calories, 111 calories from fat, 12.6g total fat, 65.2mg cholesterol, 138.2mg sodium, 143.5mg potassium, 17.5g carbohydrates, 1.9g fiber, 2.4g sugar, 4.4g protein, 577.1IU vitamin a, 2.8mg vitamin c.
For the Chocolate Buttercream Frosting.
  1. Beat butter until slightly whipped, add 3 cups sugar beat on medium just until mixed, add salt, vanilla and one tablespoon of milk at time. Adjust sugar and milk until you reach desired consistency
  2. Nutrition Facts
  3. Nutrition (per serving): 1746 calories, 1654 calories from fat, 188.3g total fat, 492.9mg cholesterol, 58.4mg sodium, 467.8mg potassium, 25.5g carbohydrates, 7.1g fiber, 13.4g sugar, 8.2g protein, 5788.6IU vitamin a, < 1mg vitamin c.