- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, sliced
- 2 medium mangoes, peeled and pitted
- 1/2 cup vodka
- 2 cups ice cubes
Combine the sugar, water and ginger in heavy small saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let steep 1 hour. Strain. Puree mangoes in a blender. Pour into measuring cup. Return 3/4 cup puree to blender. Add 1/2 cup ginger syrup, vodka and ice cubes to blender. Blend until smooth. Serve in martini glasses.