Friday Recipe: Mango Rum Cocktail with Lime Juice


Friday Recipe: Mango Rum Cocktail with Lime Juice
Preparation time: 5 minutes | Cooking time: 0 minutes | Servings: 1



This refreshing cocktail recipe is perfect for a Friday evening unwind. The combination of sweet mango, tangy lime, and a kick of rum makes for a delicious and tropical drink.


This mango rum cocktail is a modern twist on the classic daiquiri, which originated in Cuba in the early 20th century. The addition of mango adds a tropical flair to the traditional cocktail.


How to prepare

  1. Prepare the mango fruit by blending it with rum and syrup in a blender along with crushed ice.
  2. Strain the mixture into a large highball glass and fill it with crushed ice.
  3. Squeeze a lime wedge into the glass and serve.


  • You can customize this cocktail by adding other fruits such as pineapple or passion fruit for a different flavor profile.

Cooking Tips & Tricks

For a stronger mango flavor, use ripe and sweet mangoes. You can also adjust the sweetness by adding more or less syrup to suit your taste preferences.

Serving Suggestions

Serve this mango rum cocktail with a garnish of fresh mint leaves or a slice of mango on the rim of the glass for a decorative touch.

Cooking Techniques

Blending the mango with the rum and syrup ensures a smooth and well-mixed cocktail.

Ingredient Substitutions

You can substitute the white rum with dark rum or coconut rum for a different taste.

Make Ahead Tips

You can prepare the mango mixture ahead of time and store it in the refrigerator until ready to serve.

Presentation Ideas

Serve this cocktail in a tall glass with a colorful straw for a fun and festive presentation.

Pairing Recommendations

This mango rum cocktail pairs well with spicy foods such as jerk chicken or grilled shrimp.

Storage and Reheating Instructions

Store any leftover cocktail in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Stir well before serving.

Nutrition Information

Calories per serving

Calories per serving: 120


Carbohydrates: 14g


Fats: 0g


Proteins: 0g

Vitamins and minerals

This cocktail is a good source of Vitamin C from the mango and lime juice.


This recipe contains alcohol and may not be suitable for individuals with alcohol allergies.


This mango rum cocktail is a low-calorie and refreshing drink that is perfect for a Friday evening treat.


This mango rum cocktail is a tropical and refreshing drink that is perfect for a Friday evening unwind. Enjoy the sweet and tangy flavors of mango and lime with a kick of rum in every sip.

How did I get this recipe?

I remember the sense of anticipation I felt when I first saw this recipe. It was a warm Friday afternoon, and I was visiting my dear friend Rosa in her cozy kitchen. As soon as I walked in, I could smell the delicious aroma of spices and herbs wafting through the air.

Rosa was a wonderful cook, and she had a knack for creating the most mouth-watering dishes. I always looked forward to our cooking sessions together, as I knew I would learn something new and exciting. On that particular day, Rosa handed me a worn-out recipe card with the word "Friday" scribbled at the top.

"This is a family recipe that has been passed down for generations," Rosa explained, her eyes twinkling with pride. "It's a special dish that we make every Friday to celebrate the end of the week."

I eagerly scanned the ingredients and instructions, taking in every detail. The recipe called for a blend of aromatic spices, fresh vegetables, and tender cuts of meat. It seemed like a complex dish, but Rosa assured me that with a little patience and practice, I would soon master it.

Over the next few weeks, I dedicated myself to perfecting the Friday recipe. I spent countless hours in my own kitchen, chopping, stirring, and tasting until I felt confident in my skills. I experimented with different spice combinations, adjusted the cooking times, and added my own personal touch to the dish.

Finally, the day arrived when I felt ready to present my version of the Friday recipe to Rosa. She arrived at my house with a smile on her face, eager to taste my creation. As she took her first bite, her eyes widened in surprise and delight.

"This is incredible!" she exclaimed, savoring the flavors. "You've truly captured the essence of the Friday dish. I'm so proud of you, my dear."

Her words filled me with joy and satisfaction. I had not only mastered a new recipe but also earned the approval of a seasoned cook like Rosa. From that day on, the Friday dish became a staple in my own kitchen, bringing comfort and joy to my family and friends.

As the years passed, I continued to make the Friday recipe, sharing it with anyone who showed an interest. I taught my children and grandchildren how to prepare the dish, passing down the tradition from one generation to the next. It became a symbol of love, connection, and the simple pleasures of home-cooked meals.

I often think back to that fateful Friday afternoon in Rosa's kitchen, where I first discovered the recipe that would become a cherished part of my culinary repertoire. I am grateful for the lessons she taught me, not just in cooking but in life as well. Her passion, creativity, and generosity inspired me to become the cook I am today.

And so, every Friday, as I prepare the fragrant and flavorful dish that bears the name of the day itself, I am reminded of the journey that brought me here. I am reminded of the friendships forged, the memories shared, and the joy found in a simple recipe passed down through the ages.

For me, the Friday recipe is more than just a dish to be enjoyed. It is a reminder of the love and legacy that we carry with us, from one kitchen to the next. And as I continue to cook and create, I know that the spirit of Rosa and all those who came before me will always be present, guiding me along the way.


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