Mango slushies with rum and mint


Is it a cocktail? Is it a dessert? Whatever you call it you could enjoy this cooling concoction all summer long.

You'll need

4 ripe mangoes, coarsely chopped ½ cup (firmly packed) mint Juice of 2 limes, or to taste To taste: rapadura sugar (see note) 100 ml golden spiced rum, or to taste

Method

  • 01
  • Spread chopped mango on a tray lined with baking paper and freeze until firm but not frozen solid (1-1½ hours). Transfer to a blender, add mint, lime juice and sugar to taste, process to combine, then add rum and some ice cubes, and process to a slushie consistency. Serve in tall chilled glasses with extra rum on the side to taste.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 - 6 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 - 6 people

Featured in

Jan 2014

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