Mango Lemonade

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Mango Lemon Base:


2-3 medium-sized mangoes, peeled and cut in cubes

6-7 large lemons, juiced

8 cups water



Simple Syrup:


1 cup water

1 cup sugar


Combine one cup of sugar and one cup of water in a small saucepan and let it come to a boil while whisking. Once it reaches a boil, remove from heat and allow to cool. This is the simple syrup.


Next, juice your lemons into a bowl, removing any seeds. You should have about 1 1/2 cups of lemon juice. Slice down the centers of the mangos, sliding your knife around the pit. Then take each half and score it with a knife, making sure you do not go through the peel. I like score lengthwise and widthwise, so I will have small dices of mangos. Then take a spoon and scoop out the dices. Combine the mangoes and the lemon juice in a blender and mix until it is a smooth puree.


Combine the mango lemon puree, eight cups of water, and the cooled simple syrup in a large pitcher. Serve in a frosty glass with ice cubes. 
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