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Ginger and lime shaved ice with mango syrup

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for ginger and lime shaved ice with mango syrup

By Emma Knowles
  • Serves 6
Ginger and lime shaved ice with mango syrup
Ginger and lime shaved ice with mango syrup

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

Ingredients

  • 220 gm caster sugar (1 cup)
  • 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 mango flesh, coarsely chopped (about 2 large mangoes)
  • 120 gm light palm sugar, crushed
  • 60 gm caster sugar
  • 50 ml lime juice

Method

Main
  • 1
    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.
  • 2
    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.
  • 3
    To serve, shave ice using a sharp knife, spoon into bowls and drizzle with syrup.

Notes

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

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  • Author: Emma Knowles