Yummy Mango Jelly Candy With Just 3 Ingredients (Plus Water)

Updated on January 29, 2020
Heera Harindran profile image

Cooking has always been my passion. I prefer simple recipes with easily available ingredients.

Mango jelly candy
Mango jelly candy

I love candy. Although I usually buy it at the supermarket, I recently wondered if I could make it at home.

Mango candy is one of my favorites, which is the reason I decided to try making this type first. The recipe I had originally wanted to use called for mango pulp, which I didn't have. As a substitute, I used mango-flavored drink mix. Mango pulp probably would have made the candy even more delicious, but the end result was still very good.

Ingredients

For the candy:

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 8 tablespoons mango-flavored drink mix
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons corn flour

For the optional topping:

  • desiccated coconut

Instructions

  1. Dissolve the mango-flavored drink mix in the water to create a thick mixture with the consistency of juice. (Or, if you prefer, you can substitute pure mango pulp, which would add a more natural flavor to the candy.)
  2. Add the sugar and dissolve it. Taste and add more sugar if necessary. The sweetness of the mixture will depend on the drink mix you use or the type of mangoes you use.
  3. Add the corn flour and mix well.
  4. Transfer the mixture to a pan and heat it on medium flame until thick. Stir continuously as the mixture thickens.
  5. Transfer the mixture to a mould greased with oil. Allow it to cool to room temperature. Cover and refrigerate for a minimum of 4 hours.
  6. Once set, cut it into the shapes you prefer and serve with the optional desiccated coconut topping.

Photo Tutorial

Mango fruit mix
Mango fruit mix
Add the corn flour to thicken the mixture
Add the corn flour to thicken the mixture
Thickened mixture
Thickened mixture
Transfer the mixture to a pudding mould. Allow to cool to room temperature.
Transfer the mixture to a pudding mould. Allow to cool to room temperature.
Cover with aluminium foil and refrigerate.
Cover with aluminium foil and refrigerate.
Yummy mango jelly candy
Yummy mango jelly candy

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      • Heera Harindran profile imageAUTHOR

        Heera 

        2 months ago from India

        Thank you very much for your valuable comments, Linda Crampton. I'll be trying to post videos for each recipe hereafter. And yes, the desiccated coconut topping goes well with this candy.

      • Heera Harindran profile imageAUTHOR

        Heera 

        2 months ago from India

        Thanks a lot, Prantika Samanta. Yes, it is an easy recipe. I'm sure you are going to love it when you have it.

      • Heera Harindran profile imageAUTHOR

        Heera 

        2 months ago from India

        Thank you so much, Liza. Mango is one of my favorite fruits as well. And yes, it can be easily made at home. I hope you try it soon.

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        Linda Crampton 

        2 months ago from British Columbia, Canada

        I love coconut, so I would definitely use it as a topping. I'm sure I would love the mango flavor of your jelly candies, too. Your video is a great addition to the article.

      • Prantika Samanta profile image

        Prantika Samanta 

        2 months ago from Kolkata, India

        Thank you for sharing such a wonderful recipe. I'm fond of candies and the recipe seems easy, so I will try out once the mango season begins. I love mangoes and mango jelly is my all time favorite. The color looks so impressive. Overall, I'm in love with it and will try it in the summer.

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        Liza 

        2 months ago from USA

        The jelly color is just so vibrant! I love anything with mango flavor because mango is one of my favorite fruits. This recipe seems easy to do it at home. I never made mango jelly before. Thank you for sharing this recipe, Heera.

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