Mango Flavored Syrup for Soft Drinks
8 ounces mango, peeled, pitted and chopped into large dice (can use frozen mango, thawed)
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons orange juice
Club soda or seltzer
In a food processor or blender, combine chopped mango, sugar, vanilla extract and pinch salt. Puree fruit mixture and add 2 tablespoons orange juice to loosen.
Strain into small pitcher and bowl. Refrigerate until needed.
Mix mango syrup with club soda or seltzer to desired strength for flavored soft drink.
Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello