Great for entertaining, this mango cobbler is also heart-healthy and contains no-refined sugars. The cobbler is naturally sweetened with mangoes, along with apple juice.
The mango fruit is considered heart-healthy due to the high content of fiber and potassium. Potassium has been shown to help the heart by lowering blood pressure and to keep the heart beating regularly. The mango fruit also contains vitamin C and pectin which helps assist in lowering serum cholesterol levels. Mangoes are also a great source of vitamin-B6 (pyridoxine) helping to control homocysteine levels within the blood. If homocysteine levels are too high, damage can occur to blood vessels resulting in possible stroke. Other health benefits of the delicious mango fruit include improved brain function, decreased risk of cancer, improved digestion, decreased risk of obesity and diabetes, along with improved immunity.
1½ cups flour
1 teaspoon sea salt
½ cup grapeseed oil
2 tablespoons rice milk or oat drink
¾ cup apple juice, unsweetened
2-3 tablespoons cornstarch
2 cups cubed mangoes
Pre-heat oven to 375°F. In medium mixing bowl combine flour and salt together. In small mixing bowl whisk grapeseed oil and milk together. Next, pour oil and milk mixture over flour mixture. Combine together with fork and set aside.
Combine apple juice, cornstarch and sea salt. Heat until thickened and then add mangoes.
Divide cobbler crust mixture in half and form six round balls, then press flat on cookie sheet making a round circle. Next, place approximately 2 tablespoons of mango filling on each flatten circle (half of the mango filling will be left-over for topping). Then make six more round balls and flatten in palm of hand and cover mango filling.
Bake at 375°F for 20 minutes or until crust is golden brown. Serve with remaining mango filling for topping.
Makes 6 servings.
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