Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Basic Fruit Granita

Category: Dessert
Style: italian
Difficulty: Easy
Portion: Serves 8

1 cup water
1/2 cup sugar or to taste
3 cups fruit juice
2 tsp lemon juice or lime juice
2 tbsp vodka or gin

In a medium saucepan, combine sugar and water and bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Let cool. Stir in fruit juice and lemon or lime juice and pour into a chilled 13 by 9 inch baking dish.
Place baking dish in the freezer and freeze, stirring every 20 to 30 minutes with a fork until all frozen pieces are broken into small shavings and mixed well with the remaining liquid. Continue to stir and freeze until no more liquid is in the granita. Serve.

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