No Fuss Mexican Ice (Raspado)

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 8 hr 13 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 8 hr
  • Cook: 3 min
  • Yield: 8 servings
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Ingredients

Syrup:

1/4 water

1/4 sugar

Raspado:

3 cups roughly chopped fresh strawberries

2 mangos, peeled and roughly chopped

1 tablespoon orange zest

2 serrano chiles, seeds and veins removed, diced

Directions

  1. Syrup: In a small pot, bring the water and sugar to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook, stirring constantly, until the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove from the heat and cool slightly.
  2. Raspado: Add the strawberries, mango, orange zest, chiles, and simple syrup to a blender and blend until smooth. Cool completely. Pour the mixture into a 9 by 13-inch pan. Freeze until firm, at least 8 hours or overnight.
  3. Scrape with a fork and spoon into small glasses or cups and serve immediately.

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