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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


  • 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

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Jan 2007

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