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Easy mango sorbet (only 3 ingredients)

Easy mango sorbet

A refreshing Mango Sorbet to beat the summer heat

Beat the heat with a refreshing treat – homemade mango sorbet. Bursting with the tropical flavours of juicy mangoes, a touch of honey, and a splash of tangy lime juice, this delightful sorbet is the perfect way to cool down on a sunny day. With just a few simple ingredients and a little freezing time, you can enjoy the luscious taste of mango in every spoonful of this homemade sorbet.

Ripe mangoes make the perfect ingredient for a homemade sorbet

The star ingredient of this mango sorbet is frozen mango. If you cannot find frozen mangoes at your local supermarket, you can freeze them yourself with a little extra time. Choose ripe and juicy mangoes, peel and chop them into chunks, and freeze until firm. Need help cutting a mango? This video might help. Freezing the mangoes not only gives the sorbet its creamy texture but also intensifies the sweetness of the fruit. The natural sugars in the mangoes provide a delightful natural sweetness without the need for excessive added sugar.

Honey not only aids the sweetness, but also gives the sorbet a rich, creamy texture

The addition of honey is necessary to get a creamy rather than watery sorbet. The sugar content helps to avoid water crystals from forming as the sorbet freezes. Honey also gives a subtle, natural sweeteness that beautifully complements the tropical flavours of the mango.

To make this recipe vegan, you can use sugar, maple syrup or agave nectar. You may need to reduce the quantities of sweetener to avoid it getting to sweet (for example, agave nectar is much sweeter per gram than honey). Simply give it a taste test.

A squeeze of lime juice for some kick

To brighten the flavors and add a zesty kick, fresh lime juice is squeezed into the sorbet mixture. The tangy lime juice provides a refreshing contrast to the sweetness of the mangoes and balances the overall taste profile. Its citrusy notes enhance the tropical flavors and make each spoonful of sorbet even more refreshing.

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For best results, store it in the freezer after blending

You can technically enjoy the sorbet straight out of the blender. However, on a hot summer day, you find find it too liquid. Either way, the best way to enjoy your mango sorbet is straight from the freezer. Once blended, put it to a food container and freeze it for at least 1 hour before enjoying.

Easy mango sorbet

Prep Time5 minutes
Freezing Time2 hours
Total Time2 hours 5 minutes
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: International
Keyword: Mango sorbet
Servings: 4 servings


  • 500 g frozen mango, cubed (about 2 mangos)
  • 50 g honey (or 40g maple / agave syrup)
  • 1 lime, juiced


  • Combined frozen mango, honey and lime juice in a food processor and blend for 2-3 minutes until you have a homogenous mass.
  • For best results, transfer the mass into a food container / lunch box and freeze for 1-2 hours before serving.

Optional: Freeze mangoes yourself

  • Peel, seed and cube 2 mangos. Put them in a zip lock, spread them evenly to avoid having one large frozen chunk. Freeze for several hours, preferably the night before.

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Made with love by Katja & Youssef | 2023