Puff Pastry Mango Braid Recipe

Puff Pastry Mango Braid Recipe

Puff Pastry Mango Braid Recipe

Puff Pastry Mango Braid Recipe

Puff Pastry Mango Braid Recipe


  • 1 puff pastry sheet (I used Pillsbury)
  • 2 very ripe mangos
  • optional
  • pure maple syrup
  • walnuts

Puff Pastry Mango Braid Recipe Puff Pastry Mango Braid Recipe

Puff Pastry Mango Braid RecipePuff Pastry Mango Braid RecipeDirections

  1. Allow 1 puff pastry sheet to thaw and start to soften-but not so much that it is completely room temp.
  2. You want it just soft enough that it is pliable and you can work with it.
  3. Pre heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  4. Wash the outsides of the mangos and then slice them into thin strips, we love Champagne mangos (also known by a few other names such as honey mangos, yellow mangos…) and try to pick up a few when they are available.  They are smaller than the green and pink mangos you would more commonly see at the market.  Two full mangos was the perfect amount for one puff pastry sheet.
  5. Once the puff pastry is soft enough to work with, make angled cuts down the each side-out from the center (see pictures)
  6. Lay the mango slices down the middle, uncut, section so they are layered on top of each other (picking up whole sections at a time will make this faster and neater).
  7. Start at the top and fold over the first piece of the cut pastry.  Follow by folding the second side over so it covers the end of the first piece.  Go back and forth down the sides until you are at the opposite end, then tuck in the ends.
  8. Brush the top with a bit of pure maple syrup and sprinkle with crushed walnuts.
  9. Bake at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes or until fully puffed and golden brown. I baked this on parchment paper, on a open air pizza style try to make sure the bottom of the pastry would bake as much as possible, this is not required though.

Puff Pastry Mango Braid Recipe Puff Pastry Mango Braid Recipe Puff Pastry Mango Braid Recipe

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  1. Rosie

    These mangos are on sale this week, I’ve never tried this kind before. I’ve not yet tried using puff pastry, this is the perfect recipe to try it, so easy and so delish and fancy looking.

  2. Austin Baroudi

    This looks so great! I’ll have to give it a try. Thanks for posting.

  3. Gosh this looks good. I bet that maple syrup is amazing with these! I totally need to get some mangoes.

  4. Pam

    My son in law loves mango. He would be all over this yummy dessert.

  5. Debbie Denny

    Oh that looks so tasty. Great recipe that I will have to try. Thanks.

  6. Robin Masshole Mommy

    That sounds so yummy! My whole family would LOVE this.

  7. I honestly don’t see many mango recipes. This one sounds delicious and I can’t wait to try it.

  8. What a gorgeous recipe! I’ve always loved mango and I tried a mango muffin the other day and quite enjoyed it. I can imagine this tastes lovely!

  9. This looks delicious! What a great find for a recipe idea to try here at home. Thank you for this!

  10. This is a recipe my family is going to love. I will have to give it a try this weekend.

  11. This is so great! Great ideas, thanks for sharing. We have a lot of mangoes and we just use it so we can make a mango shake. We should try something new.

  12. This looks delicious. I have never cooked with mangoes before. Love the colors and I’m sure it will taste great!

  13. That looks so yummy. I love mangoes – what a great way to incorporate them into an interesting dish.

  14. This looks very unique.
    Its appearance alone has a sort of draw to it.

  15. Rosey

    It’s sure pretty. I’d love to have that with morning coffee!!

  16. Mango is one of my favorite fruits! I’m loving this dessert, and so pretty too

  17. I’ve never had mango stuffed in anything., It makes perfect sense as I’ll use any fruit to stuff a pastry or coffee cake. This looks so good

  18. This looks like such a great dish. My kids would really love it.

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