Exotic Fruit Cocktail Recipe with Mangoes and Lychees

Exotic Fruit Cocktail

Exotic Fruit Cocktail Recipe with Mangoes and Lychees
Preparation time: 10 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 4


Exotic Fruit Cocktail
Exotic Fruit Cocktail

Exotic Fruit Cocktail is a refreshing and delicious drink that combines the sweet and tropical flavors of mangoes and lychees. This cocktail is perfect for a hot summer day or as a special treat for a party or gathering.


The Exotic Fruit Cocktail recipe is inspired by the tropical flavors of Southeast Asia, where mangoes and lychees are commonly found. These fruits are known for their sweet and juicy taste, making them perfect for creating a refreshing and flavorful drink.


How to prepare

  1. Slice the mangoes in half. Remove the seeds, then scoop out the flesh.
  2. Drain the lychees.
  3. Add all the ingredients to a blender. Puree until a thick fruit shake is obtained.
  4. Optionally, add a little Grenadine syrup.
  5. Pour the mixture into tall cocktail glasses and serve immediately.


  • Add a splash of rum or vodka for an adult version of the cocktail.
  • Blend in some pineapple or passion fruit for an extra tropical flavor.
  • Top the cocktail with a dollop of whipped cream for a decadent treat.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

Make sure to use ripe mangoes for the best flavor.

- You can adjust the sweetness of the cocktail by adding more or less confectioner's sugar.

- For a more tropical twist, you can add a splash of coconut milk to the mixture.

- Serve the cocktail chilled for the best taste.

Serving Suggestions

Serve the Exotic Fruit Cocktail in tall cocktail glasses with a garnish of fresh mint leaves or a slice of mango on the rim.

Cooking Techniques

The Exotic Fruit Cocktail is best prepared using a blender to ensure a smooth and creamy texture.

Ingredient Substitutions

If fresh mangoes are not available, you can use frozen mango chunks instead. You can also substitute fresh lychees with canned lychees in syrup.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the Exotic Fruit Cocktail mixture ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Just give it a quick stir before pouring into glasses.

Presentation Ideas

Serve the Exotic Fruit Cocktail in a coconut shell for a fun and tropical presentation. You can also add a colorful paper umbrella for a festive touch.

Pairing Recommendations

This cocktail pairs well with spicy dishes such as Thai curry or grilled shrimp skewers. It also complements light and fresh salads.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover Exotic Fruit Cocktail in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Stir well before serving again.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Each serving of Exotic Fruit Cocktail contains approximately 150 calories.


Each serving of Exotic Fruit Cocktail contains approximately 30 grams of carbohydrates.


Each serving of Exotic Fruit Cocktail contains minimal fat content.


Each serving of Exotic Fruit Cocktail contains minimal protein content.

Vitamins and minerals

Mangoes are rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin A, and Vitamin E. Lychees are a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, and potassium.


This recipe does not contain any common allergens such as nuts, dairy, or gluten.


Exotic Fruit Cocktail is a low-calorie and refreshing drink that is rich in Vitamin C and other essential nutrients.


Exotic Fruit Cocktail is a tropical and refreshing drink that is perfect for any occasion. With the sweet and juicy flavors of mangoes and lychees, this cocktail is sure to be a hit with your family and friends.

How did I get this recipe?

I can still recall the sense of amazement I felt when I first saw this recipe for Exotic Fruit Cocktail. It was a hot summer day, and I had just finished helping my neighbor Mrs. Jenkins with her gardening. As a token of her appreciation, she invited me into her kitchen and offered me a refreshing drink. She disappeared into her pantry and emerged with a tall glass filled with a rainbow of vibrant fruits. I had never seen anything like it before – it was a beautiful concoction of exotic fruits that looked almost too pretty to drink.

Mrs. Jenkins noticed my fascination and chuckled, "Have you ever tried my Exotic Fruit Cocktail, dear? It's a family recipe passed down from generations."

I eagerly accepted her offer and took a sip of the sweet, tangy drink. It was like a burst of tropical flavors in my mouth – a delightful mix of pineapple, mango, kiwi, and passion fruit. I couldn't believe how refreshing and delicious it was. Mrs. Jenkins smiled at my reaction and said, "Would you like to learn how to make it yourself?"

And so, she began to teach me the secret behind her Exotic Fruit Cocktail. She explained that the key to its success was using the freshest and ripest fruits available. Mrs. Jenkins showed me how to select the perfect fruits – firm yet ripe mangoes, juicy pineapples, and fragrant kiwis. She also shared her tips on how to cut and prepare each fruit to achieve the perfect balance of flavors and textures.

As we worked together in her cozy kitchen, Mrs. Jenkins shared stories of how she had learned the recipe from her grandmother, who had traveled the world and collected exotic fruits from faraway lands. She told me about the time she had visited a tropical island and tasted the most delicious fruit cocktail she had ever had. Inspired by that experience, she had spent years perfecting her own version of the recipe.

I listened intently to her tales and soaked up every bit of knowledge she shared with me. I was fascinated by the idea of blending different fruits together to create a harmonious and delightful drink. Mrs. Jenkins patiently guided me through the process, showing me how to mix the fruits with just the right amount of sugar and lime juice to enhance their natural flavors.

After hours of chopping, mixing, and tasting, we finally finished the Exotic Fruit Cocktail. Mrs. Jenkins poured it into tall glasses and garnished them with fresh mint leaves. I took a sip and savored the explosion of flavors on my tongue – it was like a taste of paradise in a glass.

I thanked Mrs. Jenkins profusely for teaching me her family recipe and for sharing her stories with me. She smiled warmly and said, "Remember, dear, cooking is not just about following a recipe – it's about passion, creativity, and love. Let your heart guide you in the kitchen, and you will always create something wonderful."

And with those wise words, I left Mrs. Jenkins' house that day with a newfound appreciation for the art of cooking and a recipe for Exotic Fruit Cocktail that I knew I would cherish forever. Since then, I have made this delightful drink for my family and friends, sharing not just the flavors but also the stories and memories that come with it. And every time I take a sip of the Exotic Fruit Cocktail, I am transported back to that summer day in Mrs. Jenkins' kitchen, where I learned the true magic of cooking.


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