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12 must-try summer desserts in Mumbai

HT48HRS_Special Updated: Mar 31, 2016 14:09 IST
Meenakshi Iyer

What’s worth celebrating in this heat, you might ask. Our answer: the bounty of summer fruits, and the king among them: the mango. Take your pick from fresh berries topped with yoghurt or chilled ras malai tres leches, these are some of the must-try desserts this season

Mandarin chocolate velvet cake.

Mandarin chocolate velvet cake

Flourless orange and almond cake, layered with rich chocolate mousse

Price: Rs 350

Where: Shiro, Bombay Dyeing Mill Compound, P Budhkar Marg, Worli

Call: 6651 1207

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Blush in April.

Blush in April

A mix of fresh fruits like kiwi, apples, strawberry and blueberries topped with greek yoghurt, oats and nuts.

Price: Rs 225 (plus taxes)

Where: Out of the Blue, Le Sutra hotel, 14 Union Park, Off Carter Road, Khar West

Call: 2600 3000

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Mango mascarpone.

Mango mascarpone

Served with coconut ice cream, the dessert is best had chilled

Price: Rs 600

Where: Bombay Baking Company, JW Marriott, Juhu Tara Road, Juhu

Call: 2600 3000

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Desi crème brulee .

Desi crème brulee

Crack open the crust and find a blend of rose and pistachio flavours

Price: Rs 175

Where: Desi Deli, shop 1, Pearl Haven CHS, Reclamation, Bandra West

Call: 2640 8333

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Elneer payasam.

Elneer payasam

A traditional tender coconut pudding

Price: Rs 320 (plus taxes)

Where: The Captain’s Table, ground floor, B-wing, Pinnacle Corporate Park, Bandra Kurla Complex

Call: 6569 1010

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Ras malai tres leches.

Ras malai tres leches

Traditional rasmalai layered with fresh cream served floating on saffron and pistachio milk

Price: Rs 500 (plus taxes)

Where: Masala Library, ground floor, First International Financial Centre, Bandra Kurla Complex

Call: 6642 4142

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Coconut Sphere.

Coconut Sphere

Coffee mousse, yuzu sherbet with spun-sugar veil

Price: Rs 650

Where: Yuuka, The St Regis Mumbai, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel

Call: 6162 8422

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Rosemary and parmesan ice cream.

Rosemary and parmesan ice cream

Combines savoury flavours of rosemary and parmesan cheese

Price: Dish on request

Where: Sofitel, C 57, Bandra Kurla Complex

Call: 6117 5115

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Sea salt and truffle ice cream.

Sea salt and truffle ice cream

Served with toasted hazelnuts and trio of tofu dango

Price: Rs 850

Where: Yuuka, The St Regis Mumbai, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel

Call: 6162 8422

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Baked Kumquat Cheesecake.

Baked Kumquat Cheesecake

Light and tropical cheesecake made with seasonal kumquats, white chocolate and fresh mint

Price: Rs 500 plus taxes

Where: Four Points by Sheraton, next to Inorbit Mall, Vashi

Call: 88797 88894

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Apricot Kernel Pannacotta.

Apricot kernel pannacotta

Infused with apricot kernels, served with poached apricot, and apricot sorbet

Price: Rs 450 (plus taxes)

Where: Olive Bar & Kitchen, Union Park, Bandra

Call: 4340 8228

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EASY DESSERT RECIPE: Crepes with caramelised mango, chocolate chips and caramel sauce

Price: Rs 345 (plus taxes)

Where: Woodside Inn, Wodehouse Road, opposite Regal Cinema, Colaba

Call: 2202 5525