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Mango Sorbet – Snack

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Looking for a cool treat this summer, that’s both delicious and packed full of nutritious goodness? Check out our mango sorbet!

Snack 2/20

Snack_Feature_Families_MagazineServes 2 – 3, prep time 5mins, setting time 4 – 5 hours


  • 1 large mango
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon hot water


  1. Dissolve sugar in hot water.
  2. Remove mango flesh from seed and skin and place in a food processor with sugar and water on high until smooth.
  3. Pour mango mixture into a metal bowl, cover with cling wrap and place in the freezer for several hours until firm (but not too hard. If it becomes too hard, leave to sit on the bench for several minutes until it softens).

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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