Granita is an semi-frozen Italian dessert made from sugar, water and choice of flavourings.
Cook Time: 3 hours
Serves: 12 people
4 cups frozen strawberries
1/4 cup granulated sugar
3/4 cup water
Juice of 1 large lemon
Fresh mint leaves, to garnish
- In a food processor, blend strawberries, sugar, water and lemon juice until smooth.
- Pour the mixture into a shallow dish and place in the freezer.
- Chill in the freezer until it starts to chill. Mix using a fork, scrapping the crystals loose. Repeat after every 30 minutes
- Serve in glasses and garnish with fresh mint leaves.