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Chambord Granita

Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke
Yield 8 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Don't use a substitute for the Chambord, a liqueur made with black raspberries, honey, and herbs; it's essential to the flavor.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water, divided
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cups fresh raspberries (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 cup Chambord (raspberry-flavored liqueur)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 105
  • caloriesfromfat 2 %
  • fat 0.2 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 0.3 g
  • carbohydrate 21.3 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.2 mg
  • sodium 0.0 mg
  • calcium 7 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine 1 cup water and sugar in a saucepan, and bring to a boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and cool completely.

  2. Place the raspberries in a blender, and process until smooth. Press raspberry purée through a sieve into a medium bowl, and discard seeds. Stir in the sugar syrup, 2 cups water, and liqueur. Pour the mixture into an 11 x 7-inch baking dish. Cover and freeze 8 hours or until firm. Remove mixture from freezer; let stand 10 minutes. Scrape entire mixture with a fork until fluffy.