6 -8 tablespoons sugar
1 large mango, very fragrant
2 cups half-and-half
3 -4 teaspoons fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon dark rum (optional)
Place sugar in the bowl of a large food processor. Holding mango over the bowl to catch all juice, peel and pit the fruit, and place pieces into bowl with sugar. Puree sugar and mango. Add half and half and blend. Taste and add additional sugar as needed. (The mixture should taste a bit too sweet at room temp to taste perfect frozen. ). Be sure to blend in extra sugar well. Add lime juice 1 teaspoon at a time until the flavor deepens. Add rum if desired. Freeze in your ice cream maker according to manufacture's instructions. Store sealed tightly with plastic wrap pressed directly on the ice cream. Let soften slightly before serving.