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    Lemon Granita

    Lemon Granita. Photo by Sharon123

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    2 hrs

    2 hrs

    0 mins

    ChrisMc's Note:

    Here's a cool treat for summer that does not require an ice cream maker. This looks great in margarita glasses or other fancy glasses.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    quarts

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Chill a rectangular metal baking pan (15 x 9 x 2) in the freezer.
    2. 2
      Combine all ingredients in a blender or a large food processor until sugar dissolves (~1minute).
    3. 3
      Pour the mixture into the baking pan and freeze about 30 minutes, or until crystalls begin to form.
    4. 4
      Stir the mixture with a fork to loosen crystals; the goal is to evenly mix the crystals in the liquid.
    5. 5
      Break up any large clumps.
    6. 6
      place the pan back in the freezer and repeat the above step about every 20 minutes until the consistency is that of crushed ice (usually about 2 hours, depending on the freezer).
    7. 7
      Serve immediately.
    8. 8
      This can also be stored in an airtight container in the freezer.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 05, 2009

      45

      This is a really nice recipe. I found it easier to pour the mix into a large Ziploc bag, then onto the baking sheet. I have too many kids going in and out of the freezer at this time of year to risk a spill.

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    • on June 27, 2008

      55

      I really enjoyed this granita! Lemony, sweet tart, and easy to make! Good stuff. Thanks Chris! Made for My Three Chefs.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Granita

    Serving Size: 1 (880 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 323.5
     
    Calories from Fat 0
    56%
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 6.3 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 86.4 g
    28%
    Dietary Fiber 1.1 g
    4%
    Sugars 78.1 g
    312%
    Protein 0.5 g
    1%

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