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Asian Mango Tiramisu
(serves 6)
from the former Billy Quon's in Monterey, California
1 lb. Mascarpone cheese 6 mangos
4 egg yolks 1/2 cup dark rum
1/4 cup sugar 6  2" square or round slices pound cake
1/4 cup pureed mango 1/4 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
1 T. vanilla 1/2 cup whipped cream
3 cups heavy cream Cinnamon
  • Remove skin from mangos and slice fruit from pit. 
  • Cut 3 mangos into wedges and puree remainder in food processor.   Set aside.
  • Beat cheese, egg yolks, sugar, and mango puree together.
  • Beat cream until stiff and fold into cheese mixture.  Set into martini glasses.
  • Put two tablespoons cheese mixture in glass.
  • Dip pound cake in rum and add to glass.
  • Line edge of glass with mango wedges and fill with cheese mixture.
  • Cover and set in refrigerator 1 hour before serving.  Can be made one day in advance. 
  • To serve, top with whipped cream, chopped macadamia nuts, and cinnamon.

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