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Saturday, August 02, 2014

Mango Lemonade | Summer Drinks

How's the weather at your places ?? Though its summer in most parts of the world,but at some places the heat is very high.Recently had read in news about summers in Kuwait.The outside temperature is so high that 'bullseye eggs' can be prepared on the tar roads in the afternoons.That's the perfect time to sip a chilled lemonade to feel fresh and energetic.Lemonade with any fruit is flavorful and refreshing but this is the one which kids love a lot because of mangoes.Lemon and mangoes together yield a very comfort drink for summers to beat the heat.Am an adamant fan of mangoes and so you can imagine my attachment to this very drink.Do give this a try & enjoy making your own lemonade flavors !!


Adapted : Joylicious

Ingredients
mango 1 diced
sugar syrup 1/2 cup (recipe below)
lemon 1 (1/4 cup)
water 2 1/2 cups
mint leaves torn 1 or 2

to make sugar syrup
granulated white sugar 3/4
water 1/2 cup


Method
  • Boil the water and sugar in a sauce pan to make syrup.Stir until sugar is dissolved and the syrup turns thick.Switch off flame and let it cool.
  • Blend the diced mangoes (ensure its washed & peeled) in a blender,strain the juice using a sieve to remove any fibers.
  • Add water,lemon juice extracted and ice cubes.Pulse a second to mix well in the blender.
  • Serve in glasses by pouring the syrup and then adding the blended mix on top.Add ice cubes and torn mint leaves(optional).Mix and sip it up !!!
Servings~ 3 glasses of juice



 NOTES
* You can refrigerate the left over syrup and use whenever making juices.Adds a great flavor than just adding sugar.
* You can double or triple these ingredients to make a larger batch always.

Read about more summer cooler recipes,here.


15 comments:

Treat and Trick said... Best Blogger Tips

Great summer drink Julie!

Sony P said... Best Blogger Tips

Refreshing and yummy drink!!!

Sangeetha Priya said... Best Blogger Tips

delicious n superb cool presentation :-)

What's Baking?? said... Best Blogger Tips

Its all year round tropical weather for us where I come from. Your mango lemonade looks so refreshing and inviting!

Rafeeda AR said... Best Blogger Tips

I feel like picking up that glass... yum...

Anu Yalo said... Best Blogger Tips

Got the cooling effect here...

beena stephen said... Best Blogger Tips

Refreshing drink . Nice clicks

Marisa G said... Best Blogger Tips

Hi Julie, here at my place is hot but I'm lucky because by the beach is a bit windy and less hotter than in the city.
Your mango lemonade is very original and I'm sure I like it if I prepare it. Love mango and I remember the first time I tasted mango lassy in India, more than 20 years ago.
I'll give this lemonade a try, but thinking about how to substitute sugar.
Cheers from Valencia

Suja said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks delicious . I like the clicks

nandoos Kitchen said... Best Blogger Tips

lovely refreshing drink.

Veena Theagarajan said... Best Blogger Tips

looks so refreshing.. nice combo

Harini M said... Best Blogger Tips

Thats one yummy delicious combo,perfect!

Gloria said... Best Blogger Tips

Stunning pics... The mango lemonade looks so good.. Refreshing drink..

Sona S said... Best Blogger Tips

Refreshing and delicious drink.

Gayathri NG said... Best Blogger Tips

Looks chill & refreshing drink...