Lemon Granita

1
Lindsey McCue

By
@lynz39

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!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6

Ingredients

  • 6 large
    lemons, freshly squeezed, about 1/2-1 3/4 c juice
  • 4 c
    water
  • 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

Step-by-Step

  1. In a medium bowl combine lemon juice, water, sugar, and liqueur and stir until sugar is dissolved.
  2. Strain mixture into a baking dish large enough so that the liquid is no more than 1 inch deep.
  3. Freeze 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.
  4. When 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




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