Thursday, July 9, 2020

Spiked Frozen Mango Lassi

Recipe for a frozen yogurt and mango beverage spiked with rum.

Mangoes are definitely one of my summer treats and they're usually destined for a yogurt smoothie. Although some of them invariably end up in cocktails as well.

Recipe for a frozen yogurt and mango beverage spiked with rum.

Lassis are the Indian smoothies that blend yogurt, fruit and spices. Mango is a popular version and definitely so in my house along with a good hit of cinnamon. Since we've been having a heatwave, I wanted something extra cold so decided to blend it up with ice for a frozen version. You don't have to add rum but, hey, it's fun. Cheers!
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Recipe for a frozen yogurt and mango beverage spiked with rum.

Spiked Frozen Mango Lassi

Prep time: 10 MCook time: Total time: 10 M
Recipe for a frozen yogurt and mango beverage spiked with rum.

Ingredients:

  • 2 Mangoes, peeled and pitted
  • 1 Cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 1 Cup milk
  • 3 Tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 Teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 4 oz. Rum
  • Ice
  • Mint for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Add the mangoes, Greek yogurt, milk, honey, ground cinnamon, salt and rum to a blender. Fill with ice and blend until smooth. Pour into glasses and place in the freezer for a few minutes before serving. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.
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