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Strawberry Lemon Granita

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Strawberry Lemon Granita
Servings 4 cups
Calories 228kcal
Author Miranda Couse

Ingredients

  • 3 cups strawberries hulled and pureed
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • Juice of 1/2 Lemon
  • 1/4 tsp. lemon zest

Instructions

  • In a medium saucepan, add in the water and sugar. Turn on medium heat and stir until the sugar is dissolved. It took about 4 minutes for mine to dissolve.
  • Puree your strawberries. I used my bullet to puree mine. A blender would also do the trick. Strain the puree into a 11x7 or 9x13 pan.
  • Add in the juice of half a lemon and the lemon zest. Stir until combined.
  • Add in the slightly cooled simple syrup. stir until incorporated.
  • Place the mixture into the freezer for 1 hour. Pull out and scrape the mixture with a fork. It should just be started to freezer around the edges and on the bottom.
  • Place back in the freezer for another 30 minutes. Pull out again and scrape with a fork. It should be flaking up with ice crystals.
  • Repeat 3 more times and then place it in the freezer overnight. If some of the granita starts to become solid again, scrape the pieces with a fork.
  • Scoop up and serve!

Nutrition

Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 58g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 165mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 55g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 63.9mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 0.5mg