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Simple Grapefruit Granita

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Granitas are sort of an Italian icee. They are refreshing and very easy to make. They can be made from oranges, tangerines, lemons, peaches, watermelon, chocolate and coffee.
Ingredients
  Grapefruit juice 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grapefruit rind 3 (With No White Lining)
Directions

Place the juice, water,sugar and rind in a small pot. Stir until sugar is melted. Bring to a boil. Turn off the heat and cool down.

Strain the juice into a 9×13 pyrex dish. Place in the freezer and freeze for 45 minutes. Remove from freezer and rake with a fork until small pieces of ice form. Return to the freezer for another 30 minutes. Repeat the raking process and the freezing four more times.

Serve your granita as is or topped with a berry coulis. Enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Grapefruit
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
75 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
6
Subtitle: 
Italian Ice
It’s summer time and most of us are already looking for coolers and smoothies and cocktail recipes. Here is a cool recipe to make Grapefruit Granita or Italian Ice as is commonly known. The chef in the video shows exactly what needs to be done and tips about what brings most flavor. Go ahead and watch the video.

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