Strawberry Granita

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Strawberry GranitaRecipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro
This frozen dessert requires no ice-cream maker--just freeze the mixture in a pan, and scrape with a fork. If you'd like to spruce up the granita, top with chopped or halved fresh strawberries and grated lemon zest.
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

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1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup warm water
3 cups sliced strawberries
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Preparation

Combine the sugar and water in a blender; process until sugar dissolves. Add strawberries and juice; process until smooth. Pour mixture into an 8-inch square baking dish. Cover and freeze 3 hours; stir well. Cover and freeze 5 hours or overnight.

Remove mixture from freezer; let stand at room temperature 10 minutes. Scrape entire mixture with a fork until fluffy.

Created date

March 2004

Nutritional Information

Calories 136
Caloriesfromfat 3 %
Fat 0.5 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 34.4 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.5 mg
Sodium 2 mg
Calcium 18 mg