Lemon Granita

Lindsey McCue


The temps are rising in Cali right now and this is a refreshing and light dessert that hits the spot! Ahhh! Tastes like frozen lemonade!

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6 large
lemons, freshly squeezed, about 1/2-1 3/4 c juice
4 c
1/2-1 c
sugar, + more if you want it sweeter
2 Tbsp
lemon, raspberry, or orange flavored liqueur. malibu would work well too

How to Make Lemon Granita


  • 1In a medium bowl combine lemon juice, water, sugar, and liqueur and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  • 2Strain mixture into a baking dish large enough so that the liquid is no more than 1 inch deep.
  • 3Freeze mixture for 1 hour. Remove mixture and scrape with a fork to break it up a little. Put it back into the freezer for 3-4 hours, or until frozen solid continuing to scrape every hour or so.
  • 4When Granita is frozen, scoop into little dishes and serve immediately.

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About Lemon Granita

Course/Dish: Ice Cream & Ices
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy