Mango and Chile Snow Cones Recipe on Food52

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Mango and Chile Snow Cones

August 20, 2019
4 Ratings
Author Notes

Mango and chile is a very common combination in Latin America and the ultimate street food found in carts everywhere are raspados- or snow cones in English. Here's my version- enjoy! —mpittsm

  • Serves 6
  • 3 cups chopped, frozen mango
  • 1 1/2 cups cold water
  • 1/4 cup sugar, or to taste
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice, or the juice of one lime
  • 1 teaspoon Tajin fruit seasoning (optional)
In This Recipe
  1. Put all the ingredients in a blender and process until smooth.
  2. Pour contents in a freezer proof container, freeze for at least 6 hours--or overnight. After the contents are frozen, scrape the surface with a fork and serve with a spoon. Top with more Tajin or sugar and chili powder if you want extra chili flavor.
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  • BlueKaleRoad
  • LauraMychal
  • mpittsm

    4 Reviews

    BlueKaleRoad August 9, 2011
    Hmmm, sounds like a refreshing, flavorful combination!
    Author Comment
    mpittsm August 9, 2011
    Thank you, it is! :)
    Author Comment
    mpittsm August 5, 2011
    You're right raspados are like granitas like snow cones- fluffy flavored ice:)

    I just didn't have the paper snow cone wrappers :)
    LauraMychal August 5, 2011
    Yummy! I love snow cones. This is a granita, maybe if you put it in a cone it'd be looking more snow cone-ish. Love the flavors though!