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lime granita

Lime Granita


  • Author: Debbie
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x

Description

Cool and frosty citrus dessert, perfect for summer dinners and parties


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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh lime juice (1214 limes)
  • 1 teaspoon grated lime zest (1 lime)
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 extra lime cut into cocktail wheels.
  • mint sprigs for garnish

Instructions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine sugar with 3 cups water.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Chill for 1 hour.
  5. Stir in lime juice and zest.
  6. Pour mixture into a shallow metal cake pan and freeze, crushing and stirring the lumps with a fork every 30 minutes for 2 to 3 hours, or until it has a slushy, granular texture.
  7. Spoon into individual glasses.
  8. garnish with a mint sprig and lime wheel
  9. Serve immediately.
  • Category: Dessert
  • Cuisine: American