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


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.



  • 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