Strawberry Granita — Italian dessert

Strawberry Granita — Italian dessert

Strawberry Granita

Strawberry Granita


Granite — Italian dessert originally from Sicily. In one portion of the entire 110 kcal, which is definitely a plus. In addition, it will be very handy at any party!


Recipe for 6 servings:

  • 800 g of strawberries, fresh or frozen, cleaned from tails
  • 1 sachet of vanilla
  • 1 glass of water
  • 1/2 cup fine sugar
  • 1/2 lemon juice



In a small saucepan, combine sugar and water, bringing it to a boil and simmer gently for a couple of minutes, stirring constantly so that the grains were mixed. Add vanilla, stir and leave the syrup to cool. In a blender or a food processor, puree strawberries in turn add the lemon juice and toss again.

The resulting mass of mix in the syrup, pour into a tray that is not afraid of frost, and cover with the lid. (Old tub must be broad enough to Berry puree 3layer was 4 cm.) Remove future granite in the freezer.

After an hour and a half check mashed with a fork, so that ice crystals had moved from the edges into the Center. Repeat this operation twice every hour. Leave the granite in a freezer at the 8:00.

Just before serving, carefully stir crystals with a fork and spread dessertpot printing.


The idea:

For a party you can prepare granite assorted colors: for example, blueberries, strawberries, melon. Give her stacks or shot glasses, so that everyone could try several flavors.

for dessert you can cook Candied carrot

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