Creamy Brazilian Papaya Delight: A Healthy Dose of Sweetness

Are you looking for a unique and refreshing dessert that will take your taste buds on a trip to Brazil? Look no further than Texas De Brazil’s Brazilian Papaya Cream Recipe! This creamy and sweet dessert is the perfect ending to any meal, whether you’re grilling up some meats at home or indulging in a night out at a Brazilian steakhouse.

Not only is this recipe delicious, it’s also incredibly easy to make with just a few simple steps using a blender. With the papaya being the star ingredient, it brings a natural sweetness that pairs perfectly with creamy vanilla ice cream and hints of creme de cassis.

One of the best parts about this dessert is its versatility. You can enjoy it as is or add in variations like crushed cookies or fresh fruits to make it your own. Trust me, your family and friends will be begging for this recipe after trying it once.

So let’s grab our blenders and get ready to impress with this tropical Brazilian dessert.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Texas De Brazil's Brazilian Papaya Cream
Texas De Brazil’s Brazilian Papaya Cream

Are you looking for a truly divine dessert that will leave your taste buds dancing with joy? Look no further than Texas De Brazil’s Brazilian Papaya Cream Recipe! This dessert is the perfect combination of sweet and creamy, making it the perfect after-dinner indulgence.

One of the reasons why you’ll love this recipe is because of its main ingredient, papaya. Papaya is a delicious fruit that’s naturally sweet and packed with nutrients. It’s a great source of fiber and vitamins A and C, making it a great addition to any diet. This recipe uses papaya in a unique way, creating a creamy and flavorful dessert that will leave you feeling satisfied.

Another reason why you’ll love this recipe is how easy it is to make. All you need are a few simple ingredients and a blender, and you’ll be on your way to creating a delicious dessert that looks and tastes like it came from the best Brazilian restaurant. The papaya cream can be made in just minutes, which means you can have a delectable treat ready to serve in no time at all.

But what truly sets this Brazilian Papaya Cream apart from other desserts is the way it pairs so perfectly with other dishes. Whether you’re enjoying grilled meats or BBQ at a summer cookout, or treating yourself to some chocolate mousse cake or key lime pie as part of a fancy dinner, this dessert will always hold its own. The creamy texture of the papaya cream complements any dish perfectly.

So if you’re looking for an easy, delicious treat that is perfect for any occasion, give Texas De Brazil’s Brazilian Papaya Cream Recipe a try. I guarantee you’ll be hooked after one bite!

Ingredient List

 Satisfy your sweet tooth with this Brazilian Papaya Cream.
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this Brazilian Papaya Cream.

The recipe for Texas De Brazil’s Brazilian papaya cream requires only six ingredients, and they all come together beautifully to create a refreshing and flavorful dessert that will transport your taste buds straight to South America. Here are the ingredients you’ll need:


  • 1 ripe papaya, peeled, seeded, and diced
  • Vanilla ice cream, softened
  • 1/4 cup creme de cassis
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • Whipped cream (optional)

Like any great recipe, the quality of ingredients makes all the difference. Be sure to select a ripe, sweet papaya for the best flavor. You can find crème de cassis in most liquor stores or online, but if you don’t have it on hand or prefer not to use it, try substituting with black currant syrup. And while whipped cream is optional as a garnish, it adds a nice touch of decadence to this light and fruity dessert.

The Recipe How-To

 One spoonful of this creamy goodness and you'll be transported to the tropics.
One spoonful of this creamy goodness and you’ll be transported to the tropics.

Now that we’ve established the ingredients, it’s time for the main act – making the Brazilian Papaya Cream. This dessert is very easy to make and takes less than 30 minutes to prepare. Follow this step-by-step recipe guide to make your own Texas De Brazil’s Brazilian Papaya Cream.

Step 1: Preparing the Papaya

The first step is to prepare the papaya. Here’s how you can do it:

  • Cut a medium-sized ripe papaya in half.

  • Scoop out the seeds and discard them.

  • Scoop out the papaya flesh using a spoon and add it to a blender.

Step 2: Mixing the Ingredients

Once you have scooped the flesh of the papaya into a blender, add a vanilla ice cream scoop.

Next, pour in 1/4 cup of crème de cassis and blend on a low setting for about 10 seconds.

Continue blending until the mixture becomes a smooth and creamy texture ensuring that the papaya is well blended with other ingredients.

Step 3: Decorating Your Papaya Cream

Pour your creamy mixture into tall and chilled dessert glasses. Don’t fill them all the way up; leave some space for decoration.

Next, top off each glass with another scoop of vanilla ice cream. Then, drizzle some crème de cassis over each glass.

Add a sprig of fresh mint or a slice of fresh papaya fruit to each serving for an extra touch of style and flavor.

Step 4: Serve Your Brazilian Papaya Cream

Serve chilled and enjoy this perfect balance between sweet, smooth, creamy and fruity flavors. You may also add toppings of your choice such as shaved chocolate or whipped cream for that irresistible indulgence.

This recipe can be easily customized by swapping out vanilla ice cream for other delicious flavors like crema de, key lime pie, chocolate mousse cake, or even coconut chess pie. Choose to add your preferred liqueur to make this recipe a perfect fit for your taste buds.

Once you try this delicious Brazilian Papaya Cream recipe, you’ll find yourself coming back for more. It is the perfect way to top off a meal that includes grilled meats, and it’s sure to impress your family and guests. Enjoy making this Texas De Brazil’s Brazilian Papaya Cream at home today and relish in the flavors of a Brazilian steakhouse dessert menu without ever leaving your house.

Substitutions and Variations

 Treat yourself to a taste of Brazil with this delicious and simple dessert.
Treat yourself to a taste of Brazil with this delicious and simple dessert.

As delicious as this Brazilian Papaya Cream recipe is, it’s always fun to experiment with different flavors and add your own twist to make it your own. Here are some substitutions and variations that you can try:

– Papaya: While papaya is traditionally used for this recipe, you can substitute it with other tropical fruits like mango or pineapple for a different flavor profile.

– Vanilla ice cream: While vanilla ice cream pairs perfectly with the sweet and creamy papaya mixture, you can experiment with other flavors like coconut, dulce de leche, or even caramel.

– Creme de Cassis: This ingredient adds a sophisticated sweetness to the dish. However, if you don’t have it on hand, you can use other fruity liqueurs such as Grand Marnier or Chambord.

– Using a blender: If you prefer a smoother texture for your papaya cream, simply blend the ingredients together in a blender. A hand mixer can also work well.

– Toppings: Don’t forget the toppings! Try adding whipped cream, chopped nuts like almonds or hazelnuts, coconut flakes, or fresh fruit like berries or kiwi for an extra pop of color and texture.

With these substitutions and variations at your disposal, you can create a unique version of this classic Brazilian dessert that suits your tastes. Whether you want to add more tropical fruit, swap out the vanilla ice cream for something new, or experiment with toppings and liqueurs, there are countless ways to make this recipe your own. So feel free to play around with different combinations and enjoy this delicious dessert in any way you wish!

Serving and Pairing

 Ready in just minutes, this Papaya Cream is perfect for a quick and easy dessert.
Ready in just minutes, this Papaya Cream is perfect for a quick and easy dessert.

When it comes to serving this Brazilian Papaya Cream, there are a variety of options available to you. The most traditional way of enjoying this sweet treat is in a tall, chilled dessert glass with a drizzle of crème de cassis on top. You could also opt for a more casual presentation and place the papaya cream in a bowl garnished with fresh mint leaves or chopped nuts.

As for pairing, the Brazilian Papaya Cream is an excellent choice to complement some classic grilled meats, such as steaks or chicken, especially if you’re dining at a Brazilian-style steakhouse or churrascaria. However, it’s also versatile enough to stand well on its own, as an indulgent dessert after any dinner.

If you’re thinking of pairing this dessert with drinks, consider serving it alongside a refreshing cocktail made with fresh papaya or another tropical fruit. The fruity flavors are sure to complement the creamy texture and sweetness of the dish.

Don’t be afraid to get creative and experiment with your pairings – this dessert can bring out the best in many dishes thanks to its versatile flavor profile. A key lime pie or chocolate mousse cake would be excellent desserts pairings for a night of indulgence at home. And if you’re feeling very adventurous, try combining the papaya cream with retired coconut chess pie – two iconic Brazilian desserts that will put your taste buds on an unforgettable journey. Regardless of your menu choices, this Brazilian Papaya Cream is sure to become one of your favorite desserts!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 Get ready to indulge in the smooth and velvety texture of this Papaya Cream.
Get ready to indulge in the smooth and velvety texture of this Papaya Cream.

The Brazilian Papaya Cream Recipe is quick and easy to make, but you can also prepare it ahead of time and store it in the fridge until ready to be served. If you prepare this dish the day of your event, it is best to chill it in the refrigerator for an hour or two before serving. However, if you wish to prepare this recipe a day prior, I recommend adding some extra blended papaya to keep the cream compact and preserve its bright-orange color. Tightly seal the container and refrigerate it overnight, and leave the creamy mixture out on the kitchen counter for about 10 minutes before serving.

You can store leftover papaya cream in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to three days. Please note that papaya can break down quickly, so try not to store longer than three days. Be sure to cover with a plastic wrap pressed tightly against its surface so that no air enters the container; otherwise, it may become discolored or develop an unwanted crust. When reheating leftovers, always reheat them in a microwave-safe bowl or pour into a pan on low heat over a stove, stirring frequently until heated through.

This dessert is perfect for entertaining because of its versatility in preparation and storing. If you have any guests arriving unexpectedly, just take out the papaya cream from your refrigerator and allow it to thaw for several minutes before spooning into your dessert bowls; this is another way to save on prep time when entertaining guests.

Overall, making this creamy dessert ahead of time allows you to relax more and have more time for other preparations. The recommended storage tips will ensure that you can enjoy this delicious Brazilian dessert at any time without any loss of quality or freshness.

Tips for Perfect Results

 Take a break from the ordinary with this sweet and refreshing dessert.
Take a break from the ordinary with this sweet and refreshing dessert.

As a chef who prides themselves on creating delicious Brazilian and American cuisine, I know the importance of getting every recipe just right. When it comes to making Texas De Brazil’s Brazilian Papaya Cream, there are a few key tips that will help you achieve the perfect results every time. Here are some tips that will guide you when preparing this chilled dessert.

Firstly, ensure that the papaya is well ripe before use. To check if the fruit is ripe enough, press it lightly with your thumb – it should give slightly without being too soft or mushy. A ripe papaya will blend to a smoother consistency and have a sweet taste that complements well with other ingredients in the recipe.

Secondly, make sure to blend the papaya well. I recommend using a blender to achieve a smooth and creamy texture. A blender also makes it easier to mix in ice cream without compromising the creaminess of the mixture. Using blender mix ice cream and papaya will result in no lumps.

When pouring the creamy mixture into tall chilled dessert glasses, make sure not to fill them up too high as they may overflow once toppings are added. Leave some space for the crème de cassis drizzle.

When serving, consider adding whipped cream on top of each glass with sprinkles of cinnamon powder then drizzle with crème de cassis for an elevated flavor profile.

Lastly, consider pairing this dessert with other dishes from the Texas De Brazil menu like grilled meats or vila brazilian cheesecake for an authentic experience of this Brazilian steakhouse classic. You can also serve alongside fresh fruit trays or drinks such as caipirinhas, one of my favorite Brazilian cocktails!

By following these tips, you’ll be able to make a delicious Brazilian papaya cream that rivals any dessert on any fancy restaurant’s menu. So go ahead and give it a try!

Bottom Line

In conclusion, this Brazilian Papaya Cream Recipe is an absolute must-try for anyone who enjoys indulging in decadent desserts. It’s the perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors that melt in your mouth with its creamy texture. This recipe has been perfected by Texas De Brazil so you can expect nothing but the best.

This dessert is perfect for any occasion- whether it be a dinner party with friends or a quiet night in with your loved ones. It’s not only easy to make but also customizable to your taste! You can switch out the crème de cassis for another flavorful liqueur or even try different fruit combinations!

Finally, I personally recommend serving this dessert chilled in tall glasses topped with a drizzle of crème de cassis and a sprinkle of nuts or granola. It pairs excellently with grilled meats, Brazilian cheesecake, key lime pie, chocolate mousse cake, crème brûlée, coconut chess pie, and much more!

In short, this recipe will surely put a smile on your face and leave you wanting more. Impress your guests at your next gathering or simply indulge in a bowl yourself- either way, you won’t be disappointed. Head over to TexasDeBrazil or any other Brazilian Steakhouse outlet closest to you and experience the true taste of Brazil with their extensive dessert menu that includes papaya desserts apart from crema de papaya and ice cream dessert.

So what are you waiting for? Give this Brazilian Papaya Cream Recipe a try and let us know how it turned out! Happy cooking!

Texas De Brazil's Brazilian Papaya Cream

Texas De Brazil’s Brazilian Papaya Cream Recipe

Brazilian papaya cream recipe from Texas de Brazil Restaurant in Orlando, FL...well, that makes sense.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Brazilian
Calories 609.1 kcal


  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1 fresh ripe papaya, peeled and cut into small dice, plus additional papaya for garnish
  • creme de cassis (same as cassis)


  • Using a blender, mix ice cream and papaya until well blended.
  • Pour creamy mixture into tall chilled dessert glasses.
  • Drizzle crème de cassis on top. Garnish with fresh papaya. Serve immediately.

Add Your Own Notes


Serving: 913gCalories: 609.1kcalCarbohydrates: 115.7gProtein: 8.3gFat: 16.6gSaturated Fat: 9.6gCholesterol: 58.1mgSodium: 168.1mgFiber: 14.2gSugar: 89.1g
Keyword < 15 Mins, Dessert, Easy, Fruit, Healthy, Ice Cream, Low Cholesterol, Low Protein, Papaya, Tropical
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Dora is a chef well-versed in Brazilian and American cuisine. After a hard day's work in the kitchen of her restaurant, she finds the time to jot down recipes for her food blog. Her recipes are sure to delight foodies everywhere, as she strives to make each one unique and enjoyable to read.