Drumroll, please! I present to you the most stunning and most delicious mango cake ever! This mango mousse cake recipe is made with made with a fluffy sponge cake, real mango mousse layer, and a fruity jello topping. If you’re looking for a fruity, light and airy cake for your next special occasion, this is the cake for you. This masterpiece of a mousse cake will capture your eyes, heart and taste buds! It’s been one of the most popular recipes on my blog, social media and YouTube, all for a good reason. It’s not only beautiful, it’s also delicious!
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How to Make a Mango Cake
The Mango Mousse
And let’s talk about that stunning jello topping for this mango cake! I used peach-flavored gelatin, but you can also use mango juice and regular gelatin. Just make sure to dissolve the gelatin completely in a bit of water, then add it to the juice. The trick to getting the fruit to stay in place is to lightly press them into the mousse and pour a thin layer of peach gelatin. Allow that first thin layer to set, then pour the remaining gelatin over the top. This way, the fruit and berries are locked in place!
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Use this 9-inch spring form pan with tall sides to get best results.
You can line the sides of the pan with an acetate cake collar – just cut the roll for any size pan.
If you want to use agar gelatin for this recipe, I get mine on Amazon!