Mixed Berry Granita

Mixed Berry Granita Recipe
Photo: Kate Sears; Styling: Gerri Williams
For a refreshing after-dinner treat, serve Mixed Berry Granita. Add a splash of rum to Mixed Berry Granita for a little kick when serving at adult-only gatherings.

Yield:

Serves 6

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Freeze: 2 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 78
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Protein 1 g
Carbohydrate 20 g
Fiber 2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Sodium 1 mg

Ingredients

6 tablespoons sugar
1 cup fresh blueberries
1 cup fresh raspberries
1 teaspoon lime juice

Preparation

1. Combine 3/4 cup water and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves, 3 to 4 minutes. Transfer to a bowl and set ver a larger bowl filled with ice water to chill.

2. Combine blueberries and raspberries in a food processor and puree. Push through a fine strainer and whisk into sugar syrup. Whisk in lime juice. Pour berry mixture into an ice cube tray and freeze for 2 hours.

3. Just before serving, place ice cubes in clean work bowl of food processor. Pulse until evenly ground but not yet liquefied, about 10 2-second pulses. Spoon into 6 dessert bowls and serve immediately.

Note:

August 2012
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