How to Use Up Heavy Cream

If you are craving a pudding but vanilla or chocolate just seems so, you know, vanilla, try this not-too-sweet Chinese classic made with mango, gelatin, and cream. Some people like this pudding with even less sugar than the instructions call for, as mango is pretty sweet on its own. Adding the zest of half the lime is also another possible tweak. Using 1 cup of heavy cream, this is a wonderful way to use up your heavy cream, especially when you only needed a little for the original recipe for which you bought the cream.

A popular dessert at Chinese restaurants, mango pudding is more similar in texture to a pot de crème than a traditional egg custard. This recipe, passed down from my mother, is creamy, with bright mango flavor.... Read More