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Berry Granita

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 4 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 3 ingredients

This Berry Granita is a great and simple way to use summer berries on warm days. It also is great for days when you want a sweet treat that’s not too rich.


  • 2 cups ripe berries (blueberries, strawberries, raspberries or blackberries)
  • Brown sugar or maple syrup, to taste
  • Juice of ½ a lemon

Nutrition Facts


48 cals


0 g

Saturated Fat

0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

0 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0 g


12 g


9 g


2 g


1 g


1 mg


  1. In a food processor or blender, blend the berries, sugar, and lemon juice until smooth. Pour onto a baking tray and put in the freezer.
  2. Check the tray every 20 minutes or so to scrape the ice crystals off the sides and bottom until you end up with a fluffy, snowy consistency, about 2 hours.

Chef Tips

If you have frozen berries in your freezer, you can get a similar result by processing them from frozen with the sugar and lemon juice plus ½ cup of water. Try it!

Registered Dietitian Approved

Our recipes, articles, videos, and more content are reviewed by our Registered Dietitian Kate Ueland, MS, RD, CSO, a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and follows the guidelines set by the Oncology Nutrition for Clinical Practice, 2nd Ed., published by the Oncology Nutrition Dietetic Practice Group, a professional interest group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and the American Institute for Cancer Research and the American Cancer Society.

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