Quick video: how to cube a mango the hedgehog way

Learn how to cube a mango 'the hedgehog way' in just 20 seconds (watch the video below). It really is the easiest way to do it!

Step-by-step guide: how to cube a mango the hedgehog way 


1. Use a sharp knife to slice the mango in half vertically, leaving two ‘cheeks’.

2. One cheek at a time, score the mango flesh three or four times horizontally; then three or four times vertically to create a checkerboard effect.

3. ‘Pop’ the mango out to create a hedgehog, and then gently slice off the pre-made cubes.

4. Why not use your newfound skill in the recipe below?



10 minutes + freezing, serves 4, easy

mangoes 2, peeled, cut into chunks and frozen for 1 hour

orange juice 600ml, chilled

bananas 2, peeled, cut into chunks and frozen for 1 hour

honey 4 tsp


step 1

Chill glasses in the freezer for 30 minutes. Put all the ingredients in a blender and whizz until smooth. Divide between 4 glasses and serve.