Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Sparkling Mango Mint Lemonade

Oh no! My garnish sank!

I had some mangoes on hand. And some mint. And some lemons. And I came across this recipe for a vodka drink that uses them all, so I had to make it.

Anita liked it.

Makes: 2 large drinks
Printable Recipe


  • 1 1/2 cups mango, peeled and chopped, well chilled
  • 6-8 leaves mint
  • 8 oz vodka
  • 1 1/2 cups sparkling lemonade (see below)

1. Put mango, mint and vodka in a blender and puree until smooth.

2. Pour into a glass and top with lemonade. Stir and serve.

Sparkling Lemonade


  • 10 large lemons
  • 1 T lemon zest
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups hot water
  • 4 cups club soda

1. Juice lemons into a pitcher. Add zest, sugar and hot water. Stir until sugar is dissolved.

2. Add 4 cups of ice and the club soda.

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