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lemoncello granita

Limoncello granita

Published: December 19, 2014 at 2:29 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • A little effort
  • Serves 6

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

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal137
carbs28.8g
salt0.01g
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Make this refreshing limoncello granita, then check out our limoncello meringue pie, limoncello syllabub, limoncello tart and homemade limoncello.

Make your own homemade limoncello using our step-by-step recipe.

Ingredients

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

Method

  • 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.

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