- 2.5 cups (about 3-4 Mangoes) Mango Puree
- 0.5 cups (about 2-3 Passion Fruit) Passion Fruit
Vibrant, sweet, and slightly tart mango and passion fruit popsicles!
The best part about this recipe is that it is only 2 ingredients, mango and passion fruit – that’s it.
If you follow me on Instagram, you know that we recently purchased our first house in Miami that has not just 1, not 2 but 3 fruit trees!
Well one of them grows on a vine, the passion fruit.
We are incredibly lucky to have these on our property and the fruit the mango, passion fruit and lychee produce are delicious and abundant.
The season for the mango is May through July and with the start of the summer and the sad ending of the season, I wanted to celebrate with these mango and passion fruit popsicles.
Combining the sweet mango with the tart passion fruit is a winner.
Because the fruit is packed with flavor there is no need to add anything else.
However, if your mango lacks a bit of flavor, add orange juice. It will enhance the color and flavor.
Both of these tropical fruits are not only beautiful but are also packed with nutrition.
Mangoes are a stone fruit, which means that it has a large seed in the middle. This fruit is native to India and Southeast Asia and has been cultivated for over 4,000 years.
There are hundreds of types of mango, each with a unique taste, shape, size and color!
The variety growing on my property is called Glenn. Glenn was reportedly a seedling of a Saigon that was planted in Miami, Florida in 1940.
It was moved to the property of Roscoe E. Glenn in 1943, hence the name Glenn! The tree first produced fruit in 1945, and was found to be of good quality
Studies link mango and its nutrients to health benefits, such as improved immunity, digestive health and eyesight, as well as a lower risk of certain cancers.
The mango turns bright yellow when ripe. It has rich and sweet flavor and fiberless flesh, with an intense mango aroma.
Passion fruit have a tough outer rind and juicy, seed-filled center. There are several types that vary in size and color.
Purple and yellow varieties are the most commonly available and I grow the yellow variety which are also bigger in size.
Passion fruit is a good source of nutrients, especially fiber, vitamin C, and provitamin A. It’s also rich in beneficial plant compounds, including carotenoids and polyphenols.
Mangoes contains all kinds of vitamins including vitamin C, B6, A, E. This fruit aids immunity, iron absorption and antioxidants.
Make Mango Puree
Pour Into Popsicle Molds & Freeze
Remove From Molds & Eat