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Frozen Mango-Cream Cake

This dessert was simple to make.. although it used most of my kitchen appliances (stovetop, blender, food processor and a mixer!) Even though my kitchen looked like a tornado hit it when I was done, eating this delectable dessert was worth it in the end! For the Crust: Vegetable-oil cooking spray 1 ounce salted dry-roasted macadamia nuts (about 1/4 cup) 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted For the Mousse: 1/4 cup fresh orange juice 1 envelope unflavored gelatin (1 scant tablespoon) 2 firm but ripe mangoes, peeled (each about 1 pound) 1/2 cup granulated sugar 3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 cup heavy cream 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly coat inside of in 8-inch spring-form pan with cooking spray. (Your dessert will look thicker than mine, because I only had a 10-inch spring-form pan.) 2. Make the crust: Pulse macadamia nuts and granulated sugar in a food proc