A long steep draws out the deeper flavors of the tea; take care not to squeeze the tea bags to avoid making the granita bitter. Garnish the granita with lemon or mint sprigs, if desired.

Recipe by Oxmoor House May 2013

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Credit: Oxmoor House

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 8 (serving size: 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring 3 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan; remove from heat. Add tea bags; cover and steep 10 minutes.

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  • Remove and discard tea bags. Add sugar, stirring until dissolved. Add lemon juice and honey, stirring until honey dissolves. Place pan in a large ice-filled bowl for 5 minutes or until cool, stirring occasionally.

  • Pour tea mixture into an 11 x 7-inch glass or ceramic baking dish. Cover and freeze until partially frozen (about 1 hour). Scrape with a fork, crushing any lumps. Freeze, scraping with a fork every 30 minutes, 1 hour or until completely frozen.

Source

Cooking Light Chill

Nutrition Facts

66 calories; carbohydrates 17.3g; calcium 1mg.
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