28 Mango Desserts That Taste Like the Tropics

Sweet, tangy and exceptionally juicy—mango might just be the sexiest of the summer fruits, which is why we’ll be enjoying its tropical flavor in a variety of sweet treats while it’s in season. Here, a roundup of mango desserts that deliver a seriously delicious dose of tropical flavor.

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mango desserts green tea pops
Minimalist Baker

1. Mango Green Tea Pops

  • Time Commitment: 4 hours
  • Why We Love It: Vegan, gluten-free, sugar free

These Japanese-inspired mango and matcha popsicles are naturally sweetened and sinfully creamy.

mango desserts lemon bars
Grandbaby Cakes

2. Mango Lemon Bars

  • Time Commitment: 55 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <500 calories, kid-friendly, crowd-pleaser

Lemon bars are always a good idea, but add mango to the mix next time you’re craving this classic and you’ll be rewarded with a dessert that’s next-level delicious.

mango desserts lassi frozen yogurt
Cookie and Kate

3. Mango Lassi Frozen Yogurt

  • Time Commitment: 50 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, gluten-free, sugar free

Here, a recipe that gives mango lassi, a traditional Indian yogurt drink, a dreamy sorbet makeover. Whip some up and prepare to fall in love with fro-yo like it’s 1995.

mango desserts dreamy creamy pops
Foodie Crush

4. Dreamy Creamy Mango Pops

  • Time Commitment: 5 hours
  • Why We Love It: Crowd-pleaser, <10 ingredients

Coterie member Heidi Larsen uses flavored almond milk and yogurt to make her creamy, vanilla-scented mango popsicles…and let’s just say she’s onto something.

mango desserts hawaiian shave ice

5. Strawberry-mango Hawaiian Shave Ice

  • Time Commitment: 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, <500 calories

This frosty combo of coconut, strawberry and mango is the next best thing when an actual tropical vacay isn’t in the cards.

mango desserts panna cotta
A Classic Twist

6. Mango Panna Cotta

  • Time Commitment: 8 hours 30 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, no bake

Sweet cream (i.e., panna cotta) and mango come together to produce a no-bake dessert that’s as palate-pleasing as it is pretty.

mango desserts vegan ice cream
Jessica in the Kitchen

7. Vegan Mango Ice Cream

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, vegan, <500 calories

Coconut cream stands in for milk in this mango ice cream recipe. Spoiler: The end result is so creamy and delicious that you definitely won’t miss the dairy.

mango desserts vegan pina colada smoothie
Make it Dairy Free

8. Vegan Mango Piña Colada Smoothie

  • Time Commitment: 5 minutes
  • Why We Love It: vegan, <10 ingredients

Mango is better than booze and this twist on a virgin piña colada is proof.

mango desserts papaya smoothie
Feel Good Foodie

9. Mango Papaya Smoothie

  • Time Commitment: 5 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Vegan, <500 calories

Presenting a 5-ingredient smoothie that tastes like the tropics and will satisfy your sweet tooth at any time of day.

mango desserts sushi donuts
Two Spoons

10. Mango Sushi Donuts

  • Time Commitment: 50 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Crowd-pleaser, vegan

Sticky sushi rice is molded into a donut shape, topped with ripe mango and served with a swoon-worthy dip of agave and coconut milk to make a dessert that’s as delicious as it is whimsical.

mango desserts no bake blueberry cream cheese pie
Owl Baking

11. No-bake Blueberry Cream Cheese Pie

  • Time Commitment: 2 hours
  • Why We Love It: Special occasion-worthy, kid-friendly

Psst: This rustic pie recipe is just as tasty when ripe, in-season mango is the star of the show instead of blueberry.

mango desserts creamsicle smoothie bowls
The Pig and Quill

12. Mango Creamsicle Smoothie Bowls

  • Time Commitment: 10 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <15 minutes, gluten-free

Honeyed yogurt and fresh fruit harmonize beautifully in this smoothie bowl, which is a shoo-in at breakfast and a standout healthy dessert, to boot.

mango desserts icebox cake
Carlsbad Cravings

13. Icebox Cake With Coconut And Mangos

  • Time Commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Make ahead, <10 ingredients, no bake

Cold and refreshing, completely decadent and garnished with a sumptuous tropical fruit topping. We may have just found our new favorite summer dessert.

mango desserts matcha macarons
Snixy Kitchen

14. Matcha Macarons With Mango Buttercream

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Crowd-pleaser, gluten-free

In case you missed it, mango and matcha are a match made in heaven.

mango desserts cookie coated lassi frozen yogurt bars
Spoon Fork Bacon

15. Cookie Coated Mango Lassi Frozen Yogurt Bars

  • Time Commitment: 9 hours 15 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Crowd-pleaser, make ahead, low carb

The only thing better than mango lassi fro-yo is mango lassi fro-yo that’s covered in sugar cookie crumbs and served on a stick.

mango desserts jalapeno margarita popsicles
Broma Bakery

16. Jalapeño Mango Margarita Popsicles

  • Time Commitment: 6 hours 10 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Make ahead, vegan

Jalapeño-infused tequila and cayenne pepper give this creamy popsicle just the right amount of heat.

mango desserts paletas
In Mama Maggie’s Kitchen

17. Paletas De Mango

  • Time Commitment: 4 hours 5 minutes
  • Why We Love It: low carb, <10 ingredients

Here, a three-ingredient recipe that yields a batch of simple and oh-so refreshing paletas with loads of mango flavor.

mango desserts pie
A Classic Twist

18. Mango Pie With A Coconut Crust

  • Time Commitment: 6 hours 5 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Crowd-pleaser, kid-friendly

This sweet and tangy pie filling of pureed mango and cream cheese is so delicious you might be tempted to skip the crust and dive in with a spoon.

mango desserts skinny banana muffins
Life Made Sweeter

19. Skinny Mango Banana Muffins

  • Time Commitment: 28 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <30 minutes, <500 calories, beginner-friendly

Fluffy, moist, bursting with tropical flavor and 100 percent guilt-free. We may have stumbled upon the perfect baked good.

mango desserts pound cake
In Mama Maggie’s Kitchen

20. Pound Cake Topped With Mango And Cinnamon Crema

  • Time Commitment: 10 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, kid-friendly, crowd-pleaser

This dreamy blend of sweetened condensed milk, mango and cinnamon isn’t really a topping; it’s actually the main event.

mango desserts sweet potato mousse
Everyday Healthy Recipes

21. Sweet Potato Mango Mousse

  • Time Commitment: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Vegan, <500 calories, sugar free

It might sound strange, but silken tofu is the secret behind the insanely creamy texture of this sweet mango mousse—and trust us, it works.

mango desserts lassi no bake cheesecake
Vintage Kitty

22. Mango Lassi No-bake Cheesecake

  • Time Commitment: 5 hours
  • Why We Love It: No bake, special occasion-worthy

When it’s too hot to turn on your oven, but you want cake, this cardamom-spiked and mango frosted cheesecake has your back.

mango desserts tropical coconut cupcakes
Vintage Kitty

23. Tropical Coconut Cupcakes With Mango Curd And Coconut Buttercream

  • Time Commitment: 3 hours 5 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Kid-friendly, crowd-pleaser

We’ll only be eating cupcakes that are stuffed with mango curd from now on.

mango desserts coconut garnita
Skinny Ms.

24. Coconut Granita Drizzled With Mango Sauce

  • Time Commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <10 ingredients, gluten-free

Creamy, flavorful and downright elegant—this granita is worth all the stirring and waiting required to make it.

mango desserts snack cake
Strength and Sunshine

25. Mango Snack Cake With Toasted Coconut Crumb

  • Time Commitment: 20 minutes
  • Why We Love It: <30 minutes, gluten-free, vegan

This healthy twist on crumb cake boasts the tried-and-true flavor combo of coconut and mango baked into a grab-and-go bar.

mango desserts 3 ingredient sorbet
Minimalist Baker

26. 3-ingredient Mango Sorbet

  • Time Commitment: 2 hours 15 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Make ahead, sugar free

No ice cream maker needed, friends.

mango desserts smashed pavlova
Shanna Schad/Pineapple and Coconut

27. Mango Smashed Pavlova With Mango Curd And Passion Fruit

  • Time Commitment: 4 hours 30 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Crowd-pleaser, special occasion-worthy

Add this pillowy platter of marshmallow, whipped cream and mango to your summer dessert rotation, stat.

mango desserts tropical coconut chia pudding
Snixy Kitchen

28. Tropical Coconut Mango Chia Pudding

  • Time Commitment: 4 hours 15 minutes
  • Why We Love It: Make ahead, crowd-pleaser

Serve this classy dessert pudding at brunch or whenever you have company you want to impress.

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