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Chunky Fresh Mango Cake Recipe
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Chunky Fresh Mango Cake Recipe

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This delicious cake, a family favorite, originated years ago with a great-aunt who lived in Florida and had her own mango tree. It's a sweet, moist cake, with slightly crisp edges. —Allene Bary-Cooper, Wichita Falls, Texas
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup canola oil
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup chopped peeled mango
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans
  • Confectioners' sugar and whipped topping, optional

Nutritional Facts

423 calories: 1 slice, 26g fat (2g saturated fat), 53mg cholesterol, 241mg sodium, 46g carbohydrate (30g sugars, 2g fiber), 4g protein .

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, beat the sugar, oil and egg until well blended. In another bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg; gradually beat into sugar mixture and mix well. Fold in mango and pecans.
  2. Transfer to a greased 6-in. round baking pan. Bake at 375° for 25-30 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely.
  3. Garnish with confectioners' sugar and whipped topping if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Chunky Fresh Mango Cake in Reminisce August/September 2009, p56


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member16
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2016

"I made this cake yesterday. I doubled the recipe and baked it in a 9 inch pan for 35 minutes. Most likely will make again. Very good."

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kimspacc
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2016

"Wonderful!"

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dbrosine
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2016

"This is absolutely delicious!! I'm amazed how something so easy can taste so amazingly good. Bravo!!!!"

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sparksofember
Reviewed Dec. 10, 2015

"Loved this cake and it was a huge hit at the Christmas party. I followed the recipe except used applesauce instead of oil and added maybe an extra half-cup of mangoes. It filled my 8-inch pan most of the way (I was nervous it would overflow but it didn't) and took about 45 minutes to bake. Tastes kind of like a light, moist fruitcake - I think this is joining my annual Christmas menu!"

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ohare125
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2015

"I live in Florida and I was trying to figure out what to do with all the mangoes that come into season besides mango salsa. This cake is absolutely one of the best I've ever tasted. My family agrees. I double this recipe for one cake and quadruple it for two (plus a little extra for muffins.) I also put in double the amount of mango since I have so many but it's not necessary. It seems to me that this recipe would be wonderful with peaches also."

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kano2626
Reviewed Jun. 23, 2014

"awesome!!! i doubled the recipe to get a larger cake & baked it for about 45 minutes at 375. Baking time mostly depends on your oven. I just tested it every few minutes after 30 minutes."

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mddillmo
Reviewed Sep. 24, 2012

"This is light and delicious! I took it to a tailgate and a dinner party, and it was a huge success!"

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DarkestDay
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2011

"Loved it! Tripled the recipe and made two 9 in cakes. Also left out the pecans and used pastry flour instead of all-purpose."

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sunflowergwen
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2010

"I doubled the recipe and used an 8 in. cake pan. I served it without any icing, whipped cream or powdered sugar. Everyone liked it."

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jcorkren
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2010

"Surprisingly excellent! The recipe came at just the right time -- I already had a mango cubed in the fridge, waiting to be used or eaten. I made it last night, nixed the pecans because I didn't have any and baked it in my convection oven. In 10 minutes we were watching it cool on the wire rack. I dusted the confectioner's sugar on and wow! It was extremely moist, not too sweet, and the mangos were perfect. I'd make it again in a heartbeat!"

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