These sweet starters use mangoes and prawns in a fabulous combination. Perfect for your next party!


  • 16 slices sandwich-size bread
  • 80g butter, melted
  • 375g cream cheese, softened
  • 1/4 cup thickened cream
  • 1 large mango, flesh diced
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped chives
  • 1 tablespoon mango chutney
  • 16 medium cooked prawns, peeled (tails intact), deveined


  1. Preheat oven to 160°C. Remove and discard crusts from bread. Roll each slice of bread flat with a rolling pin. Using an 11cm (diameter) round cutter, cut 1 circle from each piece of bread. Brush both sides of 12 circles with melted butter. Press into holes of a 12 x 1/3-cup capacity muffin pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until crisp and golden. Transfer to a wire rack to cool. Repeat with remaining bread and butter.
  2. Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese and cream until smooth. Add mango, chives, chutney, and salt and pepper to cream cheese mixture. Mix well.
  3. Spoon cream cheese mixture into prepared cases. Top with prawns. Serve.