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Warmer temperatures scream for Paletas! A Mexican sweet widely popular for fighting off the summer heat. Paletas are either cream or water based. Popular flavors include coconut, tamarind, mango, watermelon and arroz con leche. Craving heat? Sprinkle chile over your mango paletas for a added spicy kick!
Paletas de Mango
by Sweet Life / Vianney Rodriguez
2 large mangos or 4 small, peeled and diced
1/2 cup water
1 tsp salt
1 tbsp fresh lime juice
Place all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth. Add more water if needed.
Pour into a paleta mold, insert wooden sticks and freeze for about 4 hours. Run your mold under warm water to loosen the paleta. Enjoy!
Options: Feel free to use any fruit you have on hand. Shop seasonally for best results without having to add sugar to sweeten.
Enjoy this and other tasty recipes over at sweetlifebake.com
Other recipes by Vianney:
Easy Mole Sauce
Ensalada de Jicama, Mango y Pepino
Sparkling Citrus Punch
Piquin Pomegranate Fajitas
Mango Chicken Quesadilla
Pepita Crusted Tilapia
Guava Tequila Glazed Fajitas