Taste of Cyprus Local Food Yoghurt dessert with orange, mango and ginger biscuit

Yoghurt dessert with orange, mango and ginger biscuit


450gr. Strained yoghurt

300gr. cream cheese (Philadelphia type)

1 cup powdered sugar

1 large merlin orange, juice and 2 tablespoons of zest

Ginger biscuits

1 large mature mango, in small cubes

2 tablespoons of honey

1 teaspoon of vanilla


Step 1:

Stir the yoghurt, cream cheese and powdered sugar well.

Step 2:

Add the juice and zest and mix. Put the mix for an hour. In a saucepan, put the mango and add honey and vanilla.

Step 3:

Heat in medium heat until the fluids evaporate. Once the mango cools down. Crash half a ginger biscuit in a glass and top it up with about 3 tablespoons of the yoghurt mix, then a tablespoon of mangoes, another 2-3 tablespoons of yoghurt, and shred the remaining biscuit on top.

Step 4:

Garnish with basil leaves if you want.

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