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Recipe: Cherry and mint granita

Recipe: Cherry and mint granita Author: Style At Home

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Recipe: Cherry and mint granita

recipe-cherry-mint-granita-LRG.jpgIngredients

  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup rosé wine
  • Zest and juice from 1 lime
  • 3 lb sweet red cherries, washed and pitted
  • 2 tbsp fresh mint, finely chopped


Directions
1 In a small pot, bring the sugar and water to a boil. Boil hard for 2 minutes; remove from heat. Stir in rosé, lime zest and juice. Set aside.

2 Place cherries in a blender and add the sugar-and-lime mixture. Purée until smooth, about 1 minute. Pour mixture through a sieve, pressing out as much juice as possible and discarding the solids that remain. Stir in mint and pour the mixture into a 9" x 13" freezerproof dish.

3 Freeze for an hour, when ice crystals will have formed around the edges of container. Stir with a fork to distribute crystals evenly. Stir again every 30 minutes until the mixture is frozen through and grainy, about 4 hours. Serve in glasses.

Makes 5 cups.

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