Mango Granita

As far as mango dessert recipes go, this mango granita has to be the lightest and coolest way to finish your meal. Serve it with our Mango, Melon and Mint Salad for a fresh twist.

Serves 4-6

Ingredients

2 Mangos – Peeled and flesh chopped

1 cup caster sugar

1 cup water

1 Tbs Lime Juice

Whipped cream and mint to serve

Method

Place mango and lime juice in a food processor or blender and puree until smooth.  Set aside.

In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the water and sugar, stirring until dissolved.  Increase heat and bring to a boil.  Boil for 1 minute, then stir in mango puree and remove from heat.

Pour mixture into a 20cm x 30cm freezer tray and freeze for 1 hour.  Whisk, making sure to scrape down the sides.  Return to freezer and repeat process 2 more times.  After 3rd whisk, return to freezer until firm (3-4 hours).

To serve, scrape granita with a fork to create the consistency of shaved ice.  Serve in chilled glasses with whipped cream and a sprig of fresh mint.

Pair this mango recipe with…

For a fresh twist, serve your mango granita with our Mango, Melon, and Mint Salad.

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