Mango Ginger Lemonade is a refreshing and delicious beverage that combines the sweetness of ripe mangoes, the tanginess of lemon, and the subtle heat of ginger. Serve it chilled on a hot summer day (vegan, gluten-free).
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About Mango Ginger Lemonade
Mango Ginger Lemonade is a refreshing and delicious beverage that combines the sweetness of ripe mangoes, lemon tanginess, and ginger’s subtle heat.
This unique blend of flavors and aromas creates a beverage perfect for hot summer days or any time you need a cool and refreshing drink.
This mango lemonade recipe is vegan and gluten-free and can be easily doubled or tripled.
Mango Puree – Use fresh mango puree or canned puree to make this beverage.
Lemon Juice – Use freshly squeezed lemon juice for a refreshing flavor.
Sugar – Adjust according to your taste. You can replace sugar with honey or stevia instead.
Others – You will also need fresh ginger, room temperature water, fresh mint leaves, chilled water, and ice cubes to make mango lemonade.
You can replace mint leaves with fresh basil leaves for a taste change.
Add a splash of white rum, tequila, gin, or vodka to make an adult version.
How To Make Mango Lemonade
Make The Syrup
Add ½ cup granulated white sugar, ½ cup room temperature water, and 1 tablespoon grated ginger to a saucepan.
Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat.
Reduce the heat and cook for 3-4 minutes until the sugar syrup is slightly thickened.
Remove the pan from the heat and let the syrup cool down for 10 minutes.
Strain the syrup using a fine-mesh strainer.
Make The Lemonade
Add ½ cup of mango puree, ½ cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice, and sugar syrup into a pitcher.
Top with 3 cups of chilled water and mix well.
Refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
Add a few ice cubes into tall serving glasses. Pour the lemonade over the ice.
Garnish with mint leaves and serve chilled.
Frequently Asked Questions
It can be a healthy drink if made with fresh ingredients and without added sugars. Mango is high in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, while lemon is a good source of vitamin C. However, if the drink is made with a lot of added sugars or syrups, it can be high in calories and not as healthy.
Yes, you can make it without sugar by using a natural sweetener like honey or maple syrup, or by using a sugar substitute like stevia or erythritol. You can also adjust the sweetness to your liking by adding more or less sweetener.
Yes, you can add other fruits to create your own unique flavor combinations. Some fruits that go well with mango and lemon include strawberries, raspberries, watermelon, and pineapple.
Sip on this refreshing ginger mango lemonade on a summer evening or throughout the day.
You can double or triple the recipe and make a big pitcher for your summer house parties, barbecues, or family get-togethers.
You can also freeze it into popsicle molds and enjoy it on a hot day.
Mango and ginger lemonade tastes best when it’s served over ice. This will help to keep the drink cool and refreshing.
Mango lemonade should be stored in an airtight container to prevent it from absorbing any odors or flavors from other foods in the refrigerator. You can use a pitcher with a lid, or transfer the drink to a bottle with a tight-fitting lid.
It is best consumed within a few days of being made. The longer it sits in the refrigerator, the more the flavors will break down and the drink will lose its freshness.
Give the container a good shake before serving to ensure that any settled pulp or ingredients are evenly distributed.
If you have leftover mango lemonade that you won’t be able to consume within a few days, you can freeze it. Transfer the drink to a freezer-safe container and freeze for up to three months. Thaw in the refrigerator and shake well before serving. Note that freezing may affect the texture and flavor of the drink.
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Easy Homemade Mango Ginger Lemonade Recipe
For The Syrup
- ½ cup granulated white sugar
- ½ cup room temperature water
- 1 tablespoon grated ginger
For The Lemonade
- ½ cup mango puree
- ½ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 3 cups chilled water
- Ice cubes. (as required)
- mint leaves (for garnishing)
Make The Syrup
- Add sugar, room temperature water, and ginger to a saucepan.
- Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat.
- Reduce the heat and cook for 3-4 minutes until the sugar syrup is slightly thickened.
- Remove the pan from the heat and let the syrup cool down for 10 minutes.
- Strain the syrup using a fine-mesh strainer.
Make The Lemonade
- Add mango puree, lemon juice, and sugar syrup into a pitcher.
- Top with chilled water and mix well.
- Refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
- Add a few ice cubes into tall serving glasses. Pour the lemonade over the ice.
- Garnish with mint leaves and serve chilled.
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