Homemade mango lemonade is a refreshing drink you can make with ripe mangoes. So easy to make with just 3 ingredients, this lemonade is so flavorful, tasty and cooling. You just need 10 minutes time to make a big pitcher full if this tropical goodness. Here is how to make best mango lemonade at home- vegan and gluten free.
To make mango lemonade you just need 3 ingredients and 10 minutes hands on time. The recipe for this lemonade is a bit different. You need to make a simple syrup or sugar syrup first and mix the fruit puree later.
You can make this drink well ahead of time and serve as needed. It is in fact a wonderful party starter or welcome drink during summer. If you love tropical flavored drinks this is your best best along with pina colada, pineapple juice, mango pineapple pops.
I usually have some simple syrup handy so making mango lemonade takes just 5 minutes. You can also use store bought syrup or make and store the syrup in refrigerate.
I am big on homemade juices and drinks. I like to mix and match the fruits, vary the flavors and create good mock tails at home. You guys should check out my popular fruit punch, ganga jamuna juice, agua fresca recipes for party drink ideas 🙂
This lemonade with mango is surely a wonderful treat for all mango lovers. Do make this refreshing drink today and enjoy!
This Mango Lemonade Recipe
Is Vegan & gluten free
Seasonal & delicious
Refreshing, tasty and hydrating
Alcohol free, kid friendly
Such easy fuss free recipes are my all time favorite. This lemonade is very clean and economical compared to the cartons of preservative loaded juices off the shelf.
We seriously go through so many pitchers of this mango lemonade during summer. This is a big hit with all those who have tasted.
Which Mangoes Are Best For lemonade?
Use any variety of mango that is sweet and ripe. Sweeter the mangoes, less sugar you will need in the recipe. Also choose mangoes that are less fibrous.
Can I Use Tinned Mango Pulp?
Yes, instead of fresh mango puree, you can easily use store bought tinned pulp. Look for good quality kesar or alphonso mango pulp without sugar.
Can We Make Mango lemonade Without Sugar Syrup?
Sugar syrup lends an intense taste and cuts the tartness of this lemonade. However you can easily make this lemonade without sugar syrup too. Just add required sugar while you are pureeing the mangoes.
How To Select Best lemon For Lemonade?
Select lemons that are bright yellow. Ripe lemons yield more juice and are less tart. Also make sure the lemons are free of bruises. The peel of the lemon should be thin.
To get more from lemons, keep them soaked in warm water for 15 minutes before extracting the juice.
How To Make Mango Lemonade
Making Sugar Syrup
We first need to make a simple sugar syrup for this recipe. You need just a thick and sticky sugar syrup, no need to check for consistency.
Combine 1/4 cup sugar with 1/4 cup water in a sauce pan. Mix well for the sugar to dissolve.
Simmer until the syrup turns sticky and thick. Remove from flame and let cool. You can make this syrup ahead of time and refrigerate.
Making the lemonade
Peel and roughly chop the mangoes discarding the stone.
To a blender or mixer jar add the lemon juice.
Also add peeled mangoes.
Blend to a smooth puree.
Add the mango puree to the cooled sugar syrup.
Mix very well until combined.
Serve topped with ice cubes.
How To Make Frozen Mango lemonade?
Prepare the lemonade as mentioned in the recipe. Transfer to a freezer safe container and freeze for 2 hours. Once partly frozen, scrape well with a fork and serve.
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Mango Lemonade Recipe
Mango Lemonade Recipe
1 CUP = 250 ml
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 1/4 cup water
- 3 tablespoons lemon juice
- 2 cups chopped ripe mangoes
- Combine 1/4 cup sugar with 1/4 cup water in a sauce pan. Mix well for the sugar to dissolve. Simmer until the syrup turns sticky and thick. Remove from flame and let cool. You can make this syrup ahead of time and refrigerate.
- Peel and roughly chop the mangoes discarding the stone.
- To a blender or mixer jar add the lemon juice.
- Also add peeled mangoes.
- Blend to a smooth puree.
- Add the mango puree to the cooled sugar syrup
- Mix very well until combined.
- Serve topped with ice cubes.
- Lemons- Select ripe bright yellow lemons with thin skin for more juice. If lemons are not available you can use limes.
- Mangoes- Use ripe and sweet mangoes that are less fibrous.
- Scaling up - You can double the recipe easily.
- Shelf life- You can make this lemonade a day before and refrigerate. keeps well for 2 days in refrigerator.