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  • 7 Ratings

Stirring granita during the freezing process lets large, flaky ice crystals form.

Everyday Food, June 2011

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Credit: Petrina Tinslay

Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Servings:
12
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a blender, puree cherries, sugar, and lemon juice until sugar is dissolved and mixture is smooth. Pour into an 8-inch square baking dish. Freeze 6 hours, scraping with a fork every hour (mixture should be icy and fluffy).

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  • To serve, pour 1 tablespoon liqueur into each of 12 small bowls or glasses. Top with 1/2 cup granita and a small dollop of whipped cream, if desired. Serve immediately.

Cook's Notes

This granita can be wrapped and frozen, up to 1 week; scrape again before serving.

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Reviews

7 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 0
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 1