Because You’re So Money– Sip, Shake, and Mango-wildly Roll with this Tongue-Tickling Tropical Delight!
Indulge in a refreshing burst of tropical goodness with our tantalizing You’re So Money cocktail recipe. This delightful frozen treat is a perfect fusion of creamy and tangy flavors, showcasing the irresistible sweetness of ripe mangoes.
With just a few simple ingredients and a dash of creativity, you’ll create a mouthwatering libitation that will transport you to sun-drenched beaches and exotic paradise with every sip. Get ready to savor the vibrant taste of summer in every icy sip of a true frozen delight for mango lovers!
Here’s the You’re So Money Cocktail recipe:
1 part Somrus Mango
1 part vanilla vodka
2 drops vanilla extract
½ part orange liqueur
Let’s Make it!
Shaker: Chill shaker in freezer before use.
Add in all of the ingredients.
Shake, strain and pour into ice-filled low-ball glass.
Lightly bake the coconut flakes for 1-minute until lightly browned and crispy. (Make sure to keep an eye on them as the oils in the coconut makes them burn quickly).
Use flakes for garnish.
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Tip: For a more smoothie type cocktail, combine all ingredients in a blender for 30 seconds or until smooth.
Foam Topper (optional): If you choose to get fancy, you’ll need to follow these steps for a foamy topper.
- Egg White Foam: Ingredients:
- 1 egg white (fresh and pasteurized)
- 1/2 oz (15 ml) of simple syrup or sweetener of your choice
- Cocktail ingredients
- Separate the egg white from the yolk, ensuring there is no yolk in the mixture.
- Combine the egg white and simple syrup in a shaker without ice.
- Shake vigorously for about 20-30 seconds to create a frothy foam.
- Add ice and your cocktail ingredients to the shaker and shake again to chill and mix the cocktail.
- Strain the cocktail into a glass, allowing the foam to sit on top.
Remember to adjust the quantity of foam depending on the size of your cocktail glass.
Did you know?
The You’re So Money cocktail can be customized with a variety of delightful add-ons to take its flavor and texture to the next level? A popular twist is to add a hint of lime zest or a squeeze of fresh lime juice into the mango mixture.
This subtle addition adds a zesty, citrusy kick that beautifully complements the natural sweetness of the mango. Another delicious option is to sprinkle some shredded coconut over the mango mixture and pre-foam topper, as we noted above.
A little history:
While the exact place the You’re So Money cocktail first appeared is not clear, the concept of frozen fruit desserts can be traced back to ancient times. People have been enjoying frozen treats made from fruit and sweetened liquids for centuries.
As the popularity of frozen treats grew, the idea of combining mango into cocktails, highlighted the tropical fruit’s rich flavor and vibrant color. With its juicy, sweet taste and creamy texture, mango proved to be an excellent base for frozen drinks like the You’re So Money Cocktail!
What makes the You’re So Money the ultimate cocktail is the mango is a fruit with a rich and captivating history that spans thousands of years. Its origins can be traced back to the Indian subcontinent, first cultivated over 4,000 years ago. It quickly became a cherished fruit in India, symbolizing love, prosperity, and fertility.
From there, the mango traveled across Asia through trade routes, reaching regions like Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and eventually Africa.
The popularity of mango continued to grow, and by the 1800s, the fruit had made its way to North America, thanks to immigrants and traders. Commercial cultivation of mangoes began in Florida, United States, in the late 1800s, and the region became known for its unique varieties like the ‘Haden’ and ‘Tommy Atkins.’
Mangoes are widely cultivated in various parts of the world, with India, China, Thailand, Indonesia, and Mexico being the leading producers.