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Mango Lemonade Recipe

Homemade Mango Lemonade Recipe

One of my favorite things to drink is a mango smoothie. I was walking through the store and saw mangoes and thought about the strawberry lemonade recipe I featured and thought it would be great to substitute the strawberries with mangoes instead. I decided to make Mango Lemonade and the kids helped me out in the kitchen making it. My kids helped measure out the sugar for the lemonade and they juiced the lemons for me. I didn’t get any pictures since I was elbow deep in mango juice! I still don’t know how people get mangoes cut so nicely! I guess I should check out a YouTube video or two to figure it out.

Fresh Mango Lemonade Recipe

Mango Lemonade Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 large Mangoes
  • 1 3/4 cups of sugar
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 8 cups of water

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine 1 3/4 cups of sugar and 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil and stir to dissolve sugar. Allow to cool to room temperature, then cover and refrigerate until chilled.
  2. Juice enough lemons to make 1 1/2 cups of juice (approximately 6 large lemons.)
  3. Place mangoes in a blender and puree until smooth.
  4. Combine pureed mangoes, lemon juice, sugar water, and remaining 8 cups of water in your pitcher and stir. Add ice or serve over ice for a nice chill.

This mango lemonade turned out great. My husband took a drink and told me that he can’t find anything I could have done differently! He’s always critical about my recipes, trying to figure out what I can change. The kids had a good time taking turns juicing the lemons as well. Easy, delicious drink to cool off with this summer!

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About Paula

Paula Krueger considers herself a "baby "chef, not because she cooks for babies, but because she's still learning how to cook. She started this blog after taking Wilton method classes and at that point was more interested in baking. She's since become more interested in learning to cook as her family has grown. She also covers product reviews and travel as well.

Comments

  1. Yummy! That looks so refreshing. Perfect for summer!

  2. What a great way to make a unique drink, this sounds great.

  3. that sounds so good

  4. This sounds like a really great drink to try. I think it would be a perfect way to get refreshed on these hot summer days.

  5. I love mangoes! But never thought to make a lemonade with them. What a great idea! Looks really tasty!

  6. We love lemonade and my husband loves mangoes… so I’ll have to give this a try!

  7. I love lemonade almost in any version, but I have never tried mango lemonade. Sounds delicious!

  8. Kids would make a fortune if they sold that at a lemonade stand! It looks incredible.

    • Aw thank you! I should make them set one up! Too bad we wouldn’t get a ton of traffic at our house.

  9. What a unique combination. I have definitely never had it before, but would love to give it a try.

  10. I don’t care for mangoes, but I’d be willing to give this a try!

  11. I love mangos and lemons. This recipe will be perfect for those hot Summer days.

  12. Oh wow that looks so good and refreshing! I need to try this, Love the idea of a fun new twist to lemonade!

  13. I love the taste of mangoes but am SO bad at cutting them up. I’m seriously considering purchasing one of those OXO Mango Splitters just so I don’t have to risk cutting myself with a knife as I’m cutting them!

  14. shelly peterson says:

    I love lemonade. I have never made it home made or tried a mango flavor. Will have to give it a try.