Lemon Ginger Granita - Cook For Your Life

Servings: 4 Prep time: 15minutes

Lemon Ginger Granita

Lemon and ginger were made to go together. With the addition of a little sugar they become a super simple dessert that is as refreshing as it is delicious. 

 

1. Stir the ginger, water and lemon juice together. Stir in the sugar and pour the mixture into a 9- by 9-inch baking pan. Cover and put into the freezer.

2. After 1 hour, using a fork, scrape the frozen top layer. Scrape and break frozen blocks into pieces. Continue to scrape every 15 to 20 minutes until the granita has a fluffy, snow consistency, about 2 hours. Eat immediately or keep for 3 days in the freezer, scraping every so often

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Ann’s Tips and Tricks

We always use as little sugar as possible in our desserts. If you want this sweeter, use agave nectar. Here’s how:

Take out 2 tablespoons of the water, and stir in 2 tablespoons of agave nectar
Reduce the sugar to 1 tablespoon. Although spoon for spoon, agave is twice as sweet as sugar, you will still need a little granulated sugar for the crystal-like consistency of a granita.

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