Mango Coconut Semifreddo

This easy no-bake dessert is a light dessert that’s perfect for summer barbecues.

8 servings

Easy 30 minutes

Ingredients

Ingredients

for this recipe Mango Coconut Semifreddo

Mango Coconut Semifreddo:

1 package Shirriff Coconut Pudding & Pie Filling Mix
1 cup Whipping Cream (35% divided)
0.33 cup Icing sugar, sifted and divided
1 tsp vanilla extract
8 oz ginger snap cookies (about 40 cookies)
0.75 cup toasted coconut
1 cup diced ripe mango

preparation

Preparation

1

Prepare Shirriff Key Coconut Pudding & Pie Filling Mix according to package directions. Let cool completely.

2

Meanwhile, beat 1/2 cup (125 mL) cream until stiff peaks form; beat in 1/4 cup (60 mL) icing sugar and vanilla until blended. Fold into prepared filling.

3

Line 9- x 5-inch (23 x 13 cm) loaf pan with enough plastic wrap to overhang edges. Arrange single layer of cookies (about 10) in bottom of pan, overlapping slightly if needed.

4

Spread one-third of the cream mixture over top. Sprinkle with 2 tbsp (30 mL) toasted coconut. Repeat layers twice, ending with final layer of cookies on top. Cover with overhanging plastic wrap; freeze for 2 to 4 hours or until thoroughly chilled and set.

5

Before serving, whip remaining cream and icing sugar until stiff peaks form. Invert cake onto serving plate and spread whipped cream over top and sides. Top with mango and sprinkle with remaining coconut. 

Cook’s Tip

Add a splash of rum to the layers if desired.