Mangoes Fosters

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Mangoes Fosters
Photo: ©Ian Knauer
Active Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • 2 large ripe mangoes

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 3 tablespoons white rum

  • Vanilla ice cream


  1. Preheat the broiler.

  2. Cut the mangoes lengthwise around the pits, discarding the pits. Using the tip of a knife, score the flesh of the mangoes with 1/2-inch hatch-mark cuts. Sprinkle the mangoes with the sugar and drizzle with the rum. Broil the mangoes 3 to 4 inches from the heat until browned in spots. Serve warm, topped with vanilla ice cream.

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