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Ginger and lime shaved ice with mango syrup

You'll need to begin this recipe the day before.

You'll need

  • 220 gm (1 cup)
  • caster sugar
  • 145 gm
  • liquid glucose (see note)
  • 10 cm
  • piece of ginger, cut into julienne
  • 5
  • kaffir lime leaves, coarsely torn
  • 2 tbsp
  • lime juice
  •  
  • Mango syrup
  • 550 gm (about 2 large mangoes)
  • mango flesh, coarsely chopped
  • 120 gm
  • light palm sugar, crushed
  • 60 gm
  • caster sugar
  • 50 ml
  • lime juice

Method

  • 01
  • Combine sugar, glucose, ginger, lime leaves, lime juice and 3 cups water in a saucepan. Stir over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil, remove from heat, cool to room temperature and strain into a 7.5cm x 23cm metal cake pan and freeze overnight.
  • 02
  • For mango syrup, combine ingredients and 1 cup water in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Bring to the boil and cook for 10 minutes. Remove from heat, strain through a muslin-lined sieve into a bowl, discarding solids and cool completely. Makes about 2 cups.
  • 03
  • To serve, shave ice using a sharp knife, spoon into bowls and drizzle with syrup.

Note Liquid glucose is available from the baking section of supermarkets and health food stores.


At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people

Featured in

Jan 2007

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