Strawberry Granita

Author: Canadian Living

Serve this granular strawberry ice as a refreshing, light alternative to ice cream. It's also delicious as a cool palate cleanser between courses for a fancy evening of entertaining.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: June 2003

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 6 cups hulled Strawberries (about 1-1/2 lb/750 g)

Method

In small saucepan, bring sugar and 1/4 cup (50 mL) water to boil, stirring often; boil for 1 minute. Let cool completely. Stir in lemon juice.

Meanwhile, in food processor or blender, purée strawberries. Add syrup; whirl to combine. Pour into 8-inch (2 L) square metal cake pan; freeze until firm, about 8 hours. (Make-ahead: Cover and freeze for up to 1 week.)

Scrape fork across surface of frozen puree to form crystals. Spoon into dishes.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 3 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Calories 148.0
  • Total fat 1 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 37 g

%RDI

  • Iron 5.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 14.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 2.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 1.0
  • Vitamin C 162.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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