Christmas Eve: Christmas Carols And A Mango Daiquiri

Merry Christmas!

Christmas Carols are one of my favourite things. It’s fair to say that in December the Christmas CDs get a work out. This year I started early…


Another thing that gets a work out this time of year is the Mangoes. Mr D loves Mangoes and waits very patiently for them to come into season.

Mangoes mean Mango Daiquiris.

So combine Christmas Carols on Channel 9 and a Mango Daiquiri and what more could the D’s ask for?

A Christmas Eve celebration if ever there was one.

Here’s the recipe for a Mango Daiquiri. My Christmas Eve gift to you. Enjoy!

Mango Daiquiri

4 medium sized mangoes, peeled and chopped

3/4 cup white rum

3/4 cup vodka

3 lemons, juiced

1/2 cup sugar syrup

3 cups of ice

Firstly, make the sugar syrup as it needs to cool. I usually make a cup and freeze one half.

To make half a cup, dissolve 1/2 cup sugar in 1/2 cup of water. Allow to cool thoroughly.

Place sugar syrup and all of the other ingredients in a blender. Blend until smooth.

Enjoy! Don’t drink it too fast as you’ll end up with a brain freeze and if you’ve had a huge day, you’ll end up with wobbly legs.

Tip: If your mangoes are ripening faster than you can use them, peel and chop them and place them in the freezer.

At this point, I would like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and thank you all for your support as readers of Redbacks and Floral Gumboots.

If you are travelling tomorrow or over the Christmas period, please travel safely.

Mrs D x


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