Mango Cake

Mango Cake

21 Reviews 3 Pics
Recipe by  Jacqui

“A delicious way to use my favorite fruit. If you don't have buttermilk, you may substitute sour milk. Stir 1 tablespoon of vinegar or lemon juice together with 1 cup of milk and let stand for 10 minutes.”

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Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 1 - 9 inch loaf



  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan.
  2. Cream butter or margarine and sugar till light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Mix together flour and baking soda; blend into creamed mixture. Fold in buttermilk, vanilla, mango puree, and chopped nuts. Pour batter into prepared pan.
  3. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes, or until done.

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Loved this recipe! I put it in a bundt pan and, like the other reviews, agree that it does not rise much. I then added the "lime icing" another reviewer recommended. It was delicious. It was about 2 mangos to make a total of 1 cup. Icing: 2 cups powdered sugar, 1/2 stick butter, juice from 1 lime, 1 tsp vanilla. Delish!! I will make it again



Fantastic recipe! I made it today, but with a few changes to turn it into a layer cake. Here's how: Make batter as recipe directs, but divide it between two 9-inch round pans. Bake 30-35 minutes. It will make two layers each about 3/4-inch thick (doesn't rise much). Layer them with a quick lime icing- 1/2 stick butter, the juice of one lime, a dash of vanilla, and enough confectioners sugar to make a nice thick icing. The cake is moist and mellow in flavor, and the icing is sweet and tart- a perfect combo. My friends loved it and took slices home with them- and I'm a total novice at cakes!



I had the same problem as the previous user of this recipe, it was too wet. I will make the recipes again but I will increase the Flour 1 1/4 and the other ingredients as well, cut the milk by 1/4 cup and add lemon zest instead of vanilla to bring up the mango more. Also I will add a mango glaze, confection sugar, butter and mango. I hope this review help new users of this recipe.

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Amount Per Serving (12 total)

  • Calories
  • 274 cal
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 14.6 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs
  • 32.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 4.3 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 63 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium
  • 211 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet



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