It’s mango season and we couldn’t be happier about it. The hot weather outside has just given us more reasons to make yummy mango treats. And there are so many options! When we think of mango desserts, a yummy kulfi or ice cream comes to mind. But if you’re looking for something simpler and also dairy-free, a mango sorbet is the way to go. Now, a sorbet can sound very fancy – you may think that this dessert requires complicated techniques and/or expensive ingredients. But the truth is, anyone can easily make it at home using a food processor (or mixer) and just 3 basic ingredients. Sounds too good to be true? But it is!
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This mango sorbet is the perfect last-minute dessert and is sure to impress all those who try it. Moreover, if you’re tired of milk-based mango delicacies, this light and simple sorbet will come to your rescue! Either way, you must try making it this summer.
What you need:
The primary ingredients of this sorbet are frozen mango pieces, sugar and freshly squeezed lime juice. You may also need a little water to help blend the mango pulp. Adding a pinch of salt can enhance the overall flavour of the dessert. Note that you will need to freeze the mango pieces for around 4-6 hours before making this sorbet. It is also a good idea to freeze the container you will be using for storing your sorbet later.
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How to prepare:
In a food processor or mixer, add frozen mango pieces, sugar, lime juice and a pinch of salt. Depending on your appliance and the consistency of the mango, you may need to add a little water to get a smooth mixture. You should also scrape down the sides to ensure there are no pieces remaining. Blitz all ingredients to form a smooth pulp. Taste to adjust sweetness as required.
Enjoy a soft sorbet immediately. If you want a firmer texture, transfer the mixture to a sealed (and ideally, pre-frozen) container and set it in the freezer for three hours or more. Remember to allow the frozen sorbet to thaw for 5-10 minutes at room temperature before scooping it to serve. You can store the sorbet in your freezer for several days.
Before reading this, were you confused between sorbets, ice creams, and gelatos? Don’t worry, many people mix them up. Find out how to tell them apart here. Are you looking for more ideas for mango desserts? Then check out this list of easy recipes.
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