Mango pudding is a popular dessert in Hong Kong. The dessert is also popular in Singapore, Malaysia and Macau and is often found in dim sum restaurants worldwide.
There are two types of mango pudding, fresh and factory-made.
The fresh variant is prepared by the restaurant or eatery and consists of agar or gelatin, fresh mangoes, evaporated milk and sugar. In addition, some places add fresh fruit such as mango, strawberries, berries and kiwifruit as garnish. Served and eaten refrigerator cold. It has a rich and creamy texture.
Factory-made mango pudding does not contain fresh mangoes and instead, consists of mango essence and either gelatin or agar.