Mango Sorbet

Lovely Manila Mangos

1) The Syrup

2/3 cups of superfine sugar
1 cup of water

Stir the sugar into the water over low heat until the sugar has dissolved. Increase the heat and bring to a boil. Boil for one minute. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely

2) The Fruit Puree

2 pounds of chopped mango flesh
1/2 cup of lime juice

Puree the fruit and juice in a blender

3) Mix the puree and the cooled sugar syrup together in a metal bowl or a cake pan and freeze for 1 hour. Remove from the freezer and beat with an electric mixer or a whisk. Return to the freezer. Repeat at hourly intervals 3 more times. Store in a closed container

* For an extra treat, reserve about 3/4 cup of finely chopped mango pieces and add to the sorbet when you beat it then final time.

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