8 Delicious Passion Fruit Recipes For Dessert

passion fruit recipes dessert

Fruit is the gift coming from the earth. Million tons of fruits are consumed all over the world every day. They appear in almost every kitchen, five- star restaurant and even recipe. Apples, lemons or strawberries are some of the most common fruits that appear in our daily meal. However, it will be a pity if passion fruit, which is the fresh and nutritious plant from the tropical area, are not listed. These fruits have attracted many chefs and food lovers for its bright yellow color and the sweet yet slightly sour taste. Many passion fruits recipes have been invented and received a lot of attention. The list varies from the main dishes to the desserts, showing how to use passion fruits in a proper way. Thus, VKool.com will introduce you some simple but tasty passion fruits recipes that can totally brighten up your day.

8 Delicious Passion Fruit Recipes For Dessert

I. Passion Fruit Recipes – Recipe 1

It is hard for anyone to say no to ice cream. It is even more difficult to refuse an ice cream made of passion fruits and vanilla. There is no better choice for hot summer than enjoying a fresh, sweet and sour dessert to cool up your day. Let explore how to make ice cream with the very first passion fruit recipes.

Get these:

·       Double cream: 568 ml/1 pint

·       Vanilla: 1 pod, split lengthways

·       Passion fruit: 12-14

·       Egg yolks: 6 medium free-range

·       Caster sugar: 150 g/5½ oz


To make ice cream with the very first passion fruit recipes, let get a large saucepan and put the vanilla pod and seeds, cream, and passion food together. Heat the saucepan until the combination starts to simmer gently. Then, put egg yolks and sugar in a bowl. A large mixing bowl is recommended for the best convenience. Whisk the mixture until it turns pale and thickens. Next, add the cream mixture gradually to the bowl while you keep whisking continually. After adding all the liquid, let pour the combination back in the pan and start to cook. When it thickens, put the mixture in an ice cream machine. The ideal time is about 40- 50 minutes but you had better follow your own manufacturer’s instructions.

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II. Passion Fruit Recipes – Recipe 2

Many people will surprise to know that the traditional biscuit, short bread, can also be made of passion fruits. Besides the common ingredients such as butter, flour, and sugar, the tropical fruit [1] can improve the taste of shortbread in a new level of appetite. The passion fruit recipes below will show you how to upgrade your favorite biscuits.

Get these:

·       Icing sugar: 90 g/3¼ oz

·       Plain flour: 185 g/6½ oz, plus extra for flouring

·       Corn flour: 60 g/2¼ oz

·       Ground almonds: 30 g/1oz

·       Butter: 250 g/9 oz, cut into cubes, plus addition for greasing

·       Almond essence: 2 drops

·       Lemon: 1, zest only

·       Caster sugar, for dusting


The very first step is using baking parchment or silicone paper to cover two baking trays. Next, put the flour, corn flour, and icing sugar together in a bowl before adding the ground almonds. Use a food processor to transfer the flour mixture. Butter and pulse should be added until there is no visible lump of butter. Then, the lemon zest and almond essence are placed together before pulsing again until the mixture turns a lightly floured surface and forms a smooth dough. Dust the surface with flour then roll out the dough. Cut out shapes as expected and place all of them on the baking tray. Bake the shortbreads in the oven for 8-12 minutes until they have a light golden-brown color. Dust with caster sugar and you almost finish the passion fruit recipes. The only step left is removing the bread out of the oven and leaving them cool. The passion fruit shortbread served with a cup of tea will make your day.

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III. Passion Fruit Recipes – Recipe 3

passion fruit recipes - recipe 3

Another famous type of cake that can go well with passion fruits is biscotti. Born in France, these little yet powerful cookies always make people fall in love, especially when they are served together with cream. Once passion fruits are included in the biscotti recipes, they never fail to impress food lovers. Let see how to create these delicious cookies with passion fruit recipes.

Get these:

·       Double cream: 600 ml/1 pint

·       Caster sugar: 250 g/9 oz

·       Lime: 1, juice only

·       Passion fruit pulp: 150 ml/5 fl oz, passed through a fine sieve

·       Gelatin leaves: 2, soaked in cold water

·       Plain flour: 300 g/10 ½ oz, plus extra for dusting

·       Caster sugar: 250 g/9 oz

·       Shelled pistachios: 100 g/3½ oz

·       Fresh coconut: 60 g/2¼ oz, grated

·       Natural glacé cherries: 50 g/2 oz, roughly chopped

·       Lemon: 1, zest and juice

·       Baking powder: 1¼ tsp

·       Pinch salt

·       Eggs: 3 free-range

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Place 150 g/5 oz of the sugar and the double cream gently in a large saucepan for boiling then let the mixture cool. Whisk in half of the filtered passion fruit pulp and the lime juice [2]. Next, pour the cream combination into four or five large Martini glasses without filling to the top. The next step is to chill these glasses in the fridge for about two hours, or until the mixture sets.

During this time, you can start to prepare the sugar syrup. Remove the gelatin leaves’ water and shake dry. Boil a combination of the remaining sugar and 100 ml/3½ fl oz of water in a large saucepan. Then, add the gelatin leaves into the mixture and whisk until it is completely dissolved. Put the left sieved passion fruit pulp into the sugar syrup mixture and set aside to cool. Once the cream has set and the gelatin mixture has already cooled, pour ¼ of the gelatin mixture on the top of each set cream’s portion to form a layer which is about 0.5 cm/¼ in thick. Return the set to the fridge for one more hour, or until set.

The last part in the passion fruit recipes is making biscotti. Preheat the oven to 180 C or 350 F or Gas 4. Prepare a baking tray covered with baking parchment. Then, place all of the ingredients used for biscotti into a large mixing bowl and stir until it becomes soft and sticky dough. Next, divide the dough into two parts before rolling each portion into the sausage shape on a work surface with a light layer of flour. Put the pieces of dough into the prepared baking tray with baking parchment and bake for about 20-30 minutes, the or until the dough has the golden-brown color. After removing the baked dough from the oven, remove from the heat for 10 minutes and set aside for cooling and firm up. Use a serrated knife and divide the pieces of dough into 1 cm/½ in thick discs. Remember to slice them at an angle. Place the discs onto the baking tray. If one tray is not enough for all discs, you can have an extra baking tray. Put the biscotti back to the oven and bake for 6-8 minutes then turn all the slices over before cooking for another 10-15 minutes, or until the slices get pale golden-brown and crisp on both sides. Remove them from the oven and put into wire racks to cool. And you have gone through the third passion fruit recipes. Enjoy yourself with the passion fruit creams served with the biscotti alongside.

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IV. Passion Fruit Recipes – Recipe 4

Well- known as a great combination of cheese and other ingredients for cake baking, soufflé now is more famous for its new flavor, passion fruit soufflé. Without cheese, the key ingredient in the traditional recipes, soufflé with passion fruits still gain the love of people and a place in many cooking books. The process is not very difficult if you follow these below passion fruit recipes.

Get these:

·       Butter, for greasing

·       Caster sugar: 2 tbsp

·       Egg whites: 4 medium free-range

·       Fresh ready-made custard: 120 ml/4 fl oz

·       Passion fruit: 1, halved, pulp and seeds scraped out

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The process in theses passion fruit recipes for soufflé is quite simple. First, preheat the oven to 180C/350F/Gas 4. Next, smear two baking dishes with butter before sprinkling with the caster sugar (one spoon). Transfer the egg whites to a large clean bowl then whisk until firm peaks form after you remove the whisk. Add the sugar that is left over and whisk again until the mixture is thick and glossy. Then, put the custard in another separate large bowl, include the passion fruit pulp and seeds and mix well. Carefully fold the combination into the whisked egg whites and use a spoon to transfer the mix onto the prepared ramekins. Place it onto a baking tray and bake for about 15-20 minutes, or when you see golden-brown color appears. Don’t forget to dust with icing sugar to complete the dish before serving. The best way to enjoy the soufflé is to put it in the center of the plate and place one or some quenelles of ice cream in the middle of the soufflé. The lemon shortbread can be served on the side of the plate, together with the soufflé.

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V. Passion Fruit Recipes – Recipe 5

Cheesecake is a sweet dessert that appears even in a small cake store. This charming outlook and fluffy structure make this type of cake outstanding from the others. Its unique characteristics will increase when its recipe contains passion fruits. The distinctive flavor of passion fruit can enhance to taste of cheesecake in and impressive way.

Get these:

·       Mascarpone: 600 g

·       Cream cheese: 250 g

·       Double cream: 150 ml

·       Sugar: 50 g

·       Large orange: 1

·       Lemon: 1

·       Vanilla: 1 pod

·       Bronze gelatin leaves: 3 1/2

·       Digestive biscuits: 10

·       Butter: 50 g

·       Passion fruit purée: 200 g of

·       Sugar: 50 g

·       Water: 50 ml

·       Bronze gelatin leaves: 3 bronze

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First of all, blend the cream cheese and mascarpone in a mixing bowl. Then place the sugar, lemon, double cream, orange zests and vanilla in a heavy- based saucepan to the simmer. Remove the mixture from the heat; transfer into a clean pan before let it cool slightly. Next, put the gelatin with the cream into the pan and whip well while heating through. When the gelatin has already melted, set it aside for cooling and save for later use. Crush the biscuits in a food processor or in another way as putting them in the plastic bag and smash with a rolling pin. Then, whisk the butter into a food processor bowl and press the mixture into a removable base.

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Fold the cream mixture into a mascarpone mix and blend thoroughly. Pour this cream over the biscuit in the base. Remember to leave around 5 mm from the top before letting it set for a while.

In the meantime, soak the gelatin in water (cold water is suggested) for approximately 5 minutes, until it is soft and pliable. Then, heat the sugar, purée, and water in a pan and add the drained gelatin so that it can melt into the mix. Next, turn off the heat then transfer the mixture room temperature for settling. Once cool, cover the set cheesecake with passion fruit jelly to fill up the remaining 5 mm. and put the cake in a fridge for a few hours so cheese cake is able to set.  The only step you have to do before enjoying the dessert is to remove it from the base and place it in a well- design dish.

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VI. Passion Fruit Recipes – Recipe 6

passion fruit recipes - recipe 6

The transparent food made of galantine and fruit juice is the best choice if you want to make a creation with the passion fruits. Its various flavors always amaze people. So, why don’t we make a new taste for this jelly with these yummy tropical fruits? These passion fruit recipe below can give you a suggestion.

Get these:

·       Caster sugar: 200 g/7 oz

·       Water: 200 ml/7fl oz

·       Passion fruit: 6, seeds scooped out

·       Gelatin sheets: 6, soaked in cold water to get softened


Place the water and sugar into a saucepan and carry to the boil, continuously stirring until the sugar gets dissolved. Then, decrease the heat and start to cook for about 2-3 minutes, or until the mix has thickened. After cooking, stir in the main ingredient, the passion fruit seeds. Remove the mixture from the heat. Squeeze the excess moisture out from the soaked gelatin before whisking into the warm sugar mix until it is dissolved. Pour down the jelly mixture into a prepared baking tray then chill in a fridge for minimum 1 hour, or until the jelly has rested. Use a 7.5 cm/3 in round cutter, dividing into four circles of jelly. Place these jelly onto a tray coved with cling film and put back into the fridge. These jellies are already for you to enjoy.

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VII. Passion Fruit Recipes – Recipe 7

With the name coming from Latin, pudding has never out of the list of cake lovers recently. This soft and thick cake has stolen the heart of many ladies who enjoy sweet dessert with a cup of tea in a nice lovely place.  Not many people know that the famous pudding also goes together with passion fruits. These steps may be a little bit complex but this stunning flavor is worth a trial.

Get these:

·       Butter: 25 g/1oz

·       Caster sugar: 125 g/4oz

·       Plain flour: 40 g/1½oz, plus extra for dusting

·       Whole milk: 1 tbsp

·       Eggs: 2 free-range, separated

·       Passion fruit: 8, inner pulp only and sieved to remove seeds

·       Butter, for greasing

·       Caster sugar: 200 g/7oz

·       Water: 200 ml/7fl oz

·       Coconut liqueur: 50 ml/2fl oz

·       Double, lightly whipped cream, to serve

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First, preheat the oven to the level of 180 C/365 F/Gas 4. Put the sugar and butter into a large bowl then start to mix together, until it gets light and fluffy. Add the milk, egg yolks, flour, and half of the prepared passion fruit pulp, and blend until just combined. Whip the egg whites well in a clean large bowl until the peaks form when you remove the whisk. Pour the egg whites into the passion fruit mixture. Next, divide the cake mixture into four greased and put onto a baking tray. Transfer the mixture to the oven and bake for about 12 minutes, or until the cake is cooked through. Meanwhile, you can prepare the sauce. Place the water and sugar into a heavy- based pan over a moderate heat and take to the boil. Then, reduce the heat and let simmer for about 15 minutes, until the mixture gets thickened to the syrup. After removing from heat, add the coconut liqueur and left- over passion fruit pulp and stir well. To serve this dish in a proper way, place the passion fruit puddings onto plates; pour the sauce so that the sauce covers the top of each then drop with a layer of whipped cream.

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VIII. Passion Fruit Recipes – Recipe 8

There are some passion fruit recipes with cream have been mentioned before. However, in the last recipe, the passion fruits are not only used to make cream but also contribute to the tart. The baked dish that is often made at home and appears in almost every party can be leveled up in flavor with the help of passion fruit cream. Let see how to make your tart and cream more tasty with these passion fruit recipes.

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For the tart

Get these:

·       Eggs: 2, free-range

·       Lemons: 2, juice and zest

·       Caster sugar: 200 g/7 oz

·       Double cream: 375 ml/13 fl oz

·       Desiccated coconut: 300 g/11 oz

·       Sweetened short pastry tart shell: 25 cm/10 in, blind baked (ready-made is acceptable)

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For the cream

Get these:

·       Mascarpone: 250 g/9 oz

·       Double cream: 50 ml/2 fl oz

·       Icing sugar: 2 tbsp

·       Passion fruit: 3, sliced in half, pulp removed


Similar to other recipes, the first step is to preheat the oven to about 160 C/320 F/Gas 2. The first part is the tart preparation. Mix the lemon zest, eggs and caster sugar in a clean large bowl thoroughly, for about one minute. Gradually mix in the cream first, then the lemon juice before finally the desiccated coconut. Pour the mixture into the pastry shell then bake until the tart is golden all over. This process should take approximately 40 minutes. When it is done, remove the tart from the oven and set aside for 1 hour to cool as well as firm up. The second part is for the cream. Let the mascarpone warm to the same degree as room temperature before placing it into a bowl together with the icing sugar and double cream. Whisk until the mixture begins to thicken, then add more passion fruit pulp and blend until firm. One tip you can use when serving the dessert is that simply cutting the coconut tart into small wedges and place on a nice- designed serving plate together with a full spoon of the fresh passion fruit cream.

IX. Tips for Passion Fruit Recipes

1. Purchasing

Passion fruit will become more wrinkled if they ripen. Therefore, buyers should not choose or buy fruit that feels even a little bit light for its size and fruit that is wrinkled.

2. Storage

Because passion fruits are tropical products, it is better if you keep them in the fridge for their freshness.

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3. Using

As you can see from the passion fruit recipes above, both the pulp and seeds of passion fruit can be used in many daily dishes. If your recipes do not require any part of this fruits, you still can take the advantages of this part in many ways, for simple, putting it to your fruit salads. Its flavor can go on well with various dishes or dessert. Therefore, don’t waste anything coming from your fresh yummy DIY passion fruits.

Fruit is always a good choice for your daily meal. Each type of fruits has its own flavor and benefits. If you know how to make use of them, they can benefit you more than your expectation. Passion fruit, a product of nature with a lot of nutrition, is also an ideal option. Its appliance in many dishes and dessert shows how much popular it is nowadays. With 8 simple yet interesting passion fruit recipes, we hope that you can find your favorite one and successfully follow it. If you have any more idea bout passion fruit recipes, please share with us. For more information, please visit the main page Food & Recipes

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