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Who Loves Mangos? (Easy Mango Sorbet Recipe)

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This easy and delicious Mango Sorbet Recipe is made using a blender and just might be your new favorite summer dessert!  It’s so easy to make and the best part is, there is no ice cream maker needed to make this mango sorbet.

Mango Sorbet Recipe

Easy Mango Sorbet

Mangoes rank pretty high on my favorite fruit list.  Every time I go to the warehouse/club store, I always grab a big container of the pre-cut mangoes.  (Only from the warehouse store though, the regular grocery store prices pre-cut mangoes like they’re rare gemstones, lol.)

I will admit though, mangoes eaten on the beach in Mexico somehow taste 10 times better than mangoes eaten here…  Not exactly sure why though, any thoughts on that? 😉

Ok, back to the point of this post, this super easy Mango Sorbet Recipe!

The good thing about buying the huge pack of mangoes, is that I don’t have to hide or ration them and can get creative on how to use them up.

Doesn’t the sorbet look delicious?

mango sorbet

How to make this easy Mango Sorbet Recipe:

The key to this recipe is a good blender or food processor that is powerful enough to puree the mangoes and ice.

In addition to the mangoes, you will also need ice, sugar and a bit of lime juice. Plus an optional tablespoon or 2 of liquor.  Adding liquor to your mango sorbet will help keep it from freezing too hard.  Personally, I leave the liquor out of course, since I am serving children.

how to make mango sorbet

Why is my Sorbet so hard to scoop?

I fell asleep on the couch and ended up leaving the mango sorbet in the fridge for about 16 hours.  When I got it out, it was rock hard and I could not scoop it.  Uh oh…  I thought I would have to change this post to mango granita instead, but I immediately started googling, “why is my sorbet hard” and how to fix it.

The recommendation was to let the sorbet “rest” in the fridge for about 20 minutes and then scoop it out.  Surprisingly, that worked perfectly!  Another tip I saw, was to add a tablespoon or so of liquor to the sorbet before freezing.  I may or may not try that next time, I guess it will depend on who I am serving it too…

Easy Mango Sorbet in the blender:

The kids thought I was supermom after making this, and it really was easy.  If you have a blender and love mangoes, this is definitely a recipe you should try!

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mango sorbet

Mango Sorbet Recipe

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  • Author: jamie sanders
  • Prep Time: 7 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 to 3 hours to freeze
  • Yield: serves 5
  • Category: desserts
  • Method: blender


This easy and delicious Mango Sorbet is made in the blender and just might be your new favorite summer dessert!


  • 4 cups diced fresh mangoes
  • 1 tsp lime juice or vanilla- whichever you prefer, but don’t use both!
  • 1 cup sugar (this can be adjusted based on your taste and the sweetness of the mangos- start with half the amount and just give it a taste.)
  • 3 cups ice


  1. Place ingredients in blender in the order listed.
  2. Turn the machine on and slowly increase the speed to high and blend until smooth.  (Hopefully about 30 seconds.)
  3. At this point, you can serve immediately as soft serve sorbet or you can spread the sorbet in a shallow dish and freeze for a few hours to harden up a bit.


  • Serving Size: 1/5th recipe
  • Calories: 234




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  1. I used two mangoes, they were super ripe! I think that added to the sweetness so I only used 1/2cup of sugar. So good! I’ll probably eat it strait out the blender next time, instead of freezing it.

  2. Has anyone tried it with alcohol? If so, does it matter what kind?

    1. Jamie Sanders says:

      Vodka and tequila are great.😁

  3. you’ve eaten Mexican mangoes but have you tried Florida mangoes? They don’t compare. When I eat my Florida mangoes I stand over the sink because they are sooooo juicy! Look for them. Down here people sell them for $1 each. You just need to take a ride in your neighborhood to find them unless you are lucky enough to have a tree in your yard.

  4. I have some jarred mangos form the warehouse store. Would I be able to use those instead of fresh if I drained them first?

  5. Lucie Kryštofová says:

    thank you for this post 🙂

  6. thejobfamily says:

    Just made this! Sooooo yummy! Thanks for posting it!

  7. Alison Agnew says:

    Just pinned it! Looks light, fresh, and delicious. Would love for you to share at Fridays Unfolded this week!


  8. Lauren Brown says:

    This looks so refreshing. Might have to make some this summer. I'd be thrilled if you'd link up at this week's Off the Hook!

  9. Definitely going to make this. I noticed that too about Mangos. At the warehouse store the prices are great, but at the grocery store, I would never buy them. So strange, lol

  10. I love quick and easy cool treats when summer hits. I can't wait to try this!! Thanks so much for sharing. Have a great day!

  11. Anything mango is wonderful. Right?! This looks so yummy. I can't wait to try. :):)

  12. Love mangos!! I could eat them nonstop. What a great recipe for mango sorbet! Thanks so much!!

  13. I must make this!! Thank you for the recipe and tips 🙂 I wonder what it tastes like with vanilla in it… mango lassi?