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Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross Photo by: Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

Spiked Peach Limeade Granita

If you prefer to serve this as a beverage, skip the freezing and scraping steps.

Cooking Light JULY 2008

  • Yield: 8 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)


  • 4 cups water
  • 3 cups peach slices (about 3 medium)
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • 6 mint leaves
  • 1 1/3 cups fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 cup rum
  • Peach slices (optional)
  • Fresh mint sprigs (optional)


1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 5 minutes. Cool, and discard mint.

2. Place half of peach mixture in a blender; process until smooth. Pour pureed peach mixture into a 13 x 9–inch baking dish. Combine remaining peach mixture, juice, and rum in blender; process until smooth. Add to baking dish.

3. Freeze 8 hours or until firm. Remove mixture from freezer; scrape entire mixture with a fork until fluffy. Serve immediately. Garnish with peach slices and mint sprigs, if desired.

Note: Nutritional analysis is less than 1% from fat.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 202
  • Calories from fat: 1%
  • Fat: 0.1g
  • Saturated fat: 0.0g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 40.3g
  • Fiber: 0.7g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 5mg
  • Calcium: 12mg

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Spiked Peach Limeade Granita Recipe