Sweet Mango Lemonade

This scratch-made lemonade is perfect to quench those summer thirsts with its tart, sweet and cold refreshment.

Serves: 8Prep: 10 minutesCook: 15 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen, thawed mango chunks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water, divided for lemonade base
  • Zest of 3 lemons
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice (juice of 6 to 8 lemons)
  • Water or plain sparkling water, for serving
  • Ice cubes

Directions

  • Puree the mango and 1/2 cup of water in a blender until smooth.
  • Combine the sugar with 1 cup of water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Add the lemon zest and allow mixture to cool to room temperature. Strain.
  • Combine the syrup with the mango puree and the fresh lemon juice. Store the mango lemonade base in a covered jar, refrigerated, until ready to use.
  • To serve, combine equal parts mango lemonade base and water or plain sparkling water and serve over a generous amount of ice cubes.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups frozen, thawed mango chunks
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups water, divided for lemonade base
  • Zest of 3 lemons
  • 1 cup fresh lemon juice (juice of 6 to 8 lemons)
  • Water or plain sparkling water, for serving
  • Ice cubes

Directions

  • Puree the mango and 1/2 cup of water in a blender until smooth.
  • Combine the sugar with 1 cup of water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil and stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  • Add the lemon zest and allow mixture to cool to room temperature. Strain.
  • Combine the syrup with the mango puree and the fresh lemon juice. Store the mango lemonade base in a covered jar, refrigerated, until ready to use.
  • To serve, combine equal parts mango lemonade base and water or plain sparkling water and serve over a generous amount of ice cubes.
  • Refrigerate leftovers.