Alphonso Mango Mousse Cake in a Jar

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Alphonso Mango Mousse Cake in a Jar

by Lin Weixian

Moist cake, fresh mangoes and all stacked beautifully in a jar – what’s not to love? Give this as a gift or party favours – they’re bound to be a hit! 

Cuisine : Baking Course : Dessert Skill Level : Novice
Prep : 20 mins Cook : 20 mins Ready in : 40 mins Serves : 2



Classic Genoise

  • 240g Whole eggs
  • 120g Sugar
  • 22g Unsalted butter, melted
  • 5g Vanilla extract
  • 135g Cake flour, sifted
  • Strawberries, as needed
  • Simple Syrup
  • 100g Water
  • 100g Sugar
  • For the Mango Mousse
  • 90g Mango puree
  • 120g Cream
  • 35g Sugar
  • Fresh mango, as needed


  1. Prepare the workstation.
  2. Scale the ingredients.
  3. Whisk up eggs and sugar till ribbon stage.
  4. Remove a small portion of the whipped up egg mixture and mix together with the melted butter and vanilla extract. Set aside.
  5. Fold sifted cake flour into the egg mixture, do not over mix. Carefully fold in the reserved butter mixture.
  6. Spread the batter onto a paper-lined sheet pan. Bake at 220ºC until light brown and springy to the touch.
  7. Set aside for assembling.

    For the Mango Mousse

  8. Prepare the workstation.
  9. Scale the ingredients.
  10. Place mango puree and sugar in a pot and heat it high enough to melt the sugar. Set aside to cool it down.
  11. Whip up cream to medium-stiff peaks.
  12. Gently fold cream and mango puree mixture.


  13. Assemble the Alphonso Mango Cake in Jar using the baked genoise, mango mousse and fresh mango to your liking.
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