Ginger Tea Granita

Southern Living
10 cups


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2 quarts water
1/4 to 1/3 cup grated fresh ginger
1/3 cup lemon juice
1/4 cup honey
4 LIPTON Family Size Tea Bags
1 1/2 cups sugar
Garnish: fresh mint sprigs


Bring first 4 ingredients to a boil in a large saucepan. Reduce heat, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

Add tea bags; cover and steep 5 minutes. Remove tea bags, squeezing gently; add sugar, stirring until dissolved. Cool.

Pour tea through a wire-mesh strainer into a 13- x 9-inch baking dish.

Freeze 8 hours.

Remove mixture from freezer 20 minutes before serving. Process mixture, one-fourth at a time, in a food processor or blender until smooth.

Serve immediately, and garnish, if desired.

Created date

February 1999