strawberry and lemon granita in a bowl

Strawberry & Lemon Granita

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This strawberry and lemon granita recipe is a delightful summer dessert. This is how we eat slushies as adults…we get fancy and call them granitas. 

strawberry and lemon granita in a bowl

This strawberry and lemon granita is exactly the dessert you need in the summer!


Granita Ingredients

  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • juice & zest of 3 lemons
  • 1 cup strawberries, puréed

How to Make This Granita

  • Over medium heat, in a saucepan, combine sugar and water and stir till sugar is dissolved.
  • Remove from heat and let the syrup cool. Stir in lemon zest, lemon juice, and strawberries.
  • Freeze mixture in a metal bowl and stir every 30 minutes over the course of 3 to 4 hours.
  • Serve while still slightly slushy.

Yield: 6 servings

Strawberry and Lemon Granita

strawberry and lemon granita in a bowl

This strawberry and lemon granita recipe is a delightful summer dessert.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Additional Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • juice & zest of 3 lemons
  • 1 cup strawberries, puréed

Instructions

  1. Over medium heat, in a saucepan, combine sugar and water and stir till sugar is dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and let the syrup cool. Stir in lemon zest, lemon juice, and strawberries.
  3. Freeze mixture in a metal bowl and stir every 30 minutes over the course of 3 to 4 hours.
  4. Serve while still slightly slushy.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 85Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 27mgCarbohydrates: 22gFiber: 2gSugar: 18gProtein: 1g
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2 comments
  1. This looks absolutely delicious! I can’t wait to try it this weekend. Do you have an equivalent if you’re using lemon juice instead of fresh lemons?

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