Honey-Sweetened Mango Sorbet

Summary: It’s hot, it’s humid and it’s mango season. This recipe was incredibly refreshing on a day like today, and even though it takes a bit of planning, it’s a treat well-worth it.

Serves: 2

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups of frozen mangoes
  • 1/2 cup of natural fruit juice or coconut water
  • 3/4 cup of water
  • 1/4 cup of honey

Instructions: 

If you’re starting from the very beginning…

  1. Chop your fresh, ripe mangos into bite size pieces, removing skins.
  2. Place the pieces on a flat surface like a tray or glass dish and allow them to freeze for 3-5 hours.
  3. Now you can store the frozen pieces in a resealable container for easy use later! (best done in big batches! It can keep for up to 10 months.)

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  1. Pour the water and honey into a sauce pan over low heat and stir the mixture.
  2. Bring to a boil and remove from heat.
  3. Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature.
  4. Place 2 cups of frozen mango pieces and your juice into the food processor and puree.
  5. Once the mango is blended, add the simple syrup and stir.
  6. Pour the mango blend onto a tray with baking parchment on it and smooth into a thin layer.
  7. Place the tray into the freezer until the mango puree is solid.
  8. Break the think layer into chunks and blend it again.

Toppings to try:

Fresh fruit, mini dark chocolate chips or shavings, julienned mint leaves or cayenne pepper for a bit of a kick. Comment below with more ideas!

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