lemoncello granita

Limoncello granita

  • serves 6
  • A little effort

You only need three ingredients to make this smart dinner party dessert, and you can prepare ahead for easy entertaining



  • golden caster sugar 125g
  • lemons 2, juiced to make 50ml
  • Limoncelllo liqueur 125ml


  • Step 1

    Put the caster sugar in a pan with 500ml cold water. Bring to the boil, stirring a couple of times until the sugar has dissolved then leave to boil for 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and leave to cool. Stir in the lemon juice and limoncello.

  • Step 2

    Pour into a wide shallow dish and freeze for 1 hour until ice crystals start to form. Remove from the freezer and scrape the frozen bits back into the mixture.

  • Step 3

    Return to the freezer and repeat every 30 minutes or so until the granita is frozen, with a fluffy, crystalline texture.

  • Step 4

    Spoon into dishes and serve straight away.

Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 137
  • Carbs 28.8g
  • Salt 0.01g