Warm Mango Sauce Recipe with Vanilla Ice Cream | PBS Food

Warm Mango Sauce with Vanilla Ice Cream

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Try this mango sauce recipe with vanilla ice cream. You can watch Sue prepare the dish in this clip from Lakeland Cooks!


Yield: 4 servings



  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 ripe mangoes, pitted, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 1/3 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup rum
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Vanilla ice cream


  1. Melt butter in large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the mangoes and cook, stirring occasionally, until they begin to give up their juices, about 2 or 3 minutes.
  3. Add the brown sugar, rum and lime juice.
  4. Cook and gently stir until the juices thicken slightly.
  5. Remove from the heat and let cool for 5 minutes.
  6. Scoop ice cream into individual dessert dishes and top with the warm mango sauce.


This sauce can be made up to 2 hours before serving. Set aside at room temperature and reheat gently before serving.
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