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Fresh Berry Granita

A refreshing dessert or snack, granita is meant to look like shavings of ice rather than a smooth sorbet. Try serving in goblets or wine glasses to impress guests.

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A refreshing dessert or snack, granita is meant to look like shavings of ice rather than a smooth sorbet. Try serving in goblets or wine glasses to impress guests.

Servings
SERVING

Ingredients

  • 6 cups assorted fresh berries, such as blueberries and raspberries, plus more for garnish
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup fresh orange juice
  • 6 sprigs fresh mint, plus more for garnish
  • 2 tsp. orange zest

Preparation

  1. Purée berries and 1/4 cup water in food processor until smooth. Strain purée through fine mesh strainer. Discard seeds and solids, and set aside.
  2. In medium saucepan, bring sugar, 1/2 cup water, orange juice, mint and orange zest to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium, and stir until sugar dissolves. Simmer 7 minutes, or until mixture is reduced to a syrup. Remove from heat, and discard mint. Stir syrup into berry purée. Pour into 8×8-inch pan or baking dish. Cover and freeze overnight.
  3. Using a fork, scrape granita into flakes. Garnish with mint and fresh berries, and serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 6
  • Calories 112
  • Carbohydrate Content 31 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 0 g
  • Fiber Content 6 g
  • Protein Content 1 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Sodium Content 1 mg
  • Sugar Content 20 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g