There is no end to the variety of Tropical Whips you can make using different fruits in different combinations. Use the same proportions as in this recipe and you will have a lovely dessert. We found this particular recipe in Liberia but they are equally as popular in East and South Africa.


4 egg yolks and 4 egg whites

 cup sugar

4 mashed bananas

2 cups crushed pineapple (16-oz. can)

1 cup orange juice

cup shredded coconut

whipped cream

maraschino cherries


In an electric blender or mixer: Beat: 4 egg yolks with cup sugar until light. Add: 4 mashed bananas, 2 cups crushed pineapple (16-oz. can), 1 cup orange juice and cup shredded coconut. Pour into freezer pans and freeze until mushy. Beat 4 egg whites until stiff. Add cup sugar. Beat to meringue consistency. Fold into fruits, and freeze until firm. Serve in dessert (or stemmed bar) glasses topped with: whipped cream and maraschino cherries with stems.


Serves 8.


country : Liberia

course : dessert


source : The African Cookbook / Bea Sandler