Strawberry Granita

Take advantage of the abundance of fresh strawberries in the summer and make this refreshing dessert.

Serves: 8Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 1 hour 30 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cups whole strawberries

Directions

  • In a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, bring water and sugar to a boil. Boil, stirring occasionally, until it reduces and thickens into a light syrup, about 10 to 15 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to fully cool.
  • Pour the syrup into a blender, add the strawberries, and pulse until smooth.
  • Pour the mixture into a 13-by-9-inch metal pan. Freeze for 20 minutes. Remove from the freezer and rake any frozen bits with a fork.
  • Return to the freezer for 20 additional minutes. Remove from the freezer and rake any frozen bits with a fork.
  • Freeze for an additional 30 minutes. Remove from the freezer and rake again.