This refreshing dessert is as easy as making ice cubes. This icy treat combines the tropical flavors of mango and passion fruit and is perfect for cooling off on hot summer days. Simply mix together fresh mango and passion fruit pulp, plus a touch of sugar and lemon juice. Pour the mixture into ice cube trays and freeze until solid. The result is a delicious combination of sweet and spicy flavors that will instantly transport you to a tropical paradise. Enjoy this mango and passionfruit ice cream neat or use it to add a tropical touch to your favorite cocktails or fruit salads.
- 1l carton of mango passion fruit smoothie
- 4 passion fruits, halved
- 1 mango, peeled, pitted and sliced
- Pour the smoothie into a container, such as a loaf pan, and let it freeze overnight or until solid.
- Remove and let soften slightly for 10-15 minutes.
- Scrape out the seeds from the passion fruit and set aside.
- Form the frozen smoothie into rough balls using an ice cream scoop or spoon.
- Place the smoothie balls into each halved passion fruit.
- Serve with sliced mango and passion fruit seeds.
Equipment and tools
- Ice cream maker
- Ice cream scoop
This mango and passion fruit ice cream recipe may contain the following allergens:
- Dairy products (if the smoothie contains dairy products)
- Passion fruit
Please check the smoothie label for specific allergen information for the product you are using.
Storage and leftovers
Store leftover mango and passion fruit ice cream in an airtight container in the freezer for up to a month. If serving leftover ice cream, let it thaw for a few minutes before scooping it out.
The health benefits of mango and passion fruit ice cream
Mango passion fruit ice cream is not only a refreshing and delicious treat, but it also offers numerous health benefits. This delicious dessert combines the goodness of mangoes, passion fruit and a smoothie base to create a dessert that is both nutritious and indulgent.
1. Rich in vitamins and minerals
Mangoes are an excellent source of vitamins, especially vitamin C, which boosts the immune system, promotes skin health and supports collagen production. Passion fruits are also rich in vitamin C and contain important nutrients including vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin E and minerals such as potassium and magnesium. Consuming this frozen treat ensures significant intake of these vital vitamins and minerals and benefits overall health.
2. Rich in fiber
Mango and passion fruit ice cream contains a good amount of fiber. Fiber supports digestion, prevents constipation and promotes a healthy intestine. In addition, it helps regulate blood sugar levels, lowers cholesterol levels and contributes to weight control by providing a feeling of satiety without consuming excessive calories.
3. Antioxidant powerhouse
Both mangoes and passion fruits are rich in antioxidants, which play a crucial role in fighting free radicals that can damage cells and contribute to chronic diseases. The antioxidants contained in these ingredients help protect the body from oxidative stress, reduce the risk of various diseases and promote overall well-being.
4. Hydration and electrolyte balance
In hot summer months or after an intense workout, it is important to drink enough fluids. Mango and passion fruit ice cream can help quench thirst while replenishing electrolytes due to the natural water content in mangoes and passion fruit. These fruits are a delicious way to rehydrate while enjoying a frozen treat.
5. Strengthens the immune system
The combination of mangoes, passion fruits and the smoothie base in Mango & Passionfruit Ice provides a significant amount of vitamin C, known for its immune-boosting properties. Regular consumption of this dessert can help strengthen the immune system, support the body’s defense against infections and promote general well-being.
6. Supports eye health
Mangoes and passion fruits are rich in vitamin A, which contributes to good vision and prevents age-related macular degeneration. Including mango and passion fruit ice cream in your diet can help support eye health and protect vision.
Indulging in mango and passion fruit ice cream can satisfy your sweet tooth while reaping the numerous health benefits. Whether as a dessert, snack or post-workout treat – this fruity treat is a guilt-free treat that has a positive effect on overall health.