The Melbourne Cup sparks the start to summer entertaining, and whether you get to enjoy a public holiday or a boozy office lunch, you'll need plenty of delicious recipes up your sleeve. To help, Australian Mangoes have found the perfect recipe to cool down with and concentrate on your (hopefully) winning horse. The delicious Summer Mango Granita recipe will leave your party buzzing with juicy mango madness, and guests' hands sticky and sweet this summer season!
The granita recipe epitomises summer, with their mango feature, icey texture and burst of lime. Mangoes are an icon of summer - they're full of emotion, wrapped in ritual and tied with memories of the warmer months.
Time: 3-4 hours
3 Australian mangoes
1 cup water
1 tbs caster sugar
1 shot vodka or gin (optional)
Blend three chopped mangoes in a food processor or blender with the juice of one lime, 1 cup water and 1 tablespoon of caster sugar. Strain then pour into a metal tray and freeze for 3-4 hours.
Remove from freezer and blend mixture again to a smooth slushy consistency. Serve immediately. Serves 4.
For an adult treat, add a shot of vodka or gin when blending just before serving.