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Grape Granita

Oxmoor House
Yield Serves 6 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
Our grape granita has soft ice crystals that melt in your mouth, leaving a hint of orange and spice lingering on your tongue.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsweetened grape juice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 (4 x 1-inch) orange rind strips
  • 1/2 (3-inch) cinnamon stick
  • 3 1/2 cups seedless red grapes

Nutrition Information

  • calories 104
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.2 g
  • satfat 0.1 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 0.8 g
  • carbohydrate 26.9 g
  • fiber 1.2 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 4 mg
  • calcium 15 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place first 4 ingredients in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat 3 minutes, stirring until sugar dissolves. Remove pan from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour. Discard rind and cinnamon.

  2. Combine juice mixture and grapes in a blender; process until almost smooth. Pour mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl; discard solids.

  3. Pour grape mixture into an 8-inch square glass or ceramic baking dish; skim off any foam. Cover and freeze until partially frozen (about 1 hour). Scrape with a fork, crushing any lumps. Freeze 1 hour or until completely frozen; scrape entire mixture with a fork until fluffy. Scoop into glasses, and serve immediately.

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