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Mango Spritz Recipe

Start your day with two kinds of wine.

by Ayesha Curry
May 13 2017, 2:00pm

Servings: 2
Prep time: 5 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes


Ingredients

¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
2 sprigs fresh mint, plus more for garnish
2 mangoes, peeled, pitted, and roughly chopped
½ cup rosé
prosecco, to finish

Directions

1. Make the simple syrup: In a small saucepan, heat ¼ cup sugar and 2 sprigs mint with ¼ cup water over medium heat. Cook, stirring, until the sugar has dissolved. Remove from the heat and allow to infuse for 10 minutes, then strain, discarding the mint. Cool the simple syrup completely before using.

2. Make the mango purée: Place the remaining 2 tablespoons sugar and the mangoes in a blender and purée until smooth.

3. Make the cocktail: In a cocktail shaker, stir 2 tablespoons of the simple syrup with ¼ cup of the mango purée and the rosé. Pour between 2 Collins glasses filled with ice and top with the prosecco. Garnish each spritzer with a mint sprig.

Tagged:
Munchies
Food
Vegan
vegetarian
mango
Cocktail
Gluten Free
rose
Prosecco
Ayesha Curry
brunch cocktail