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redcurrant and wine granita

Redcurrant and sweet wine granita

Published: March 25, 2015 at 4:07 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
    • + 4 hours freezing
  • Easy
  • serves 4

Take advantage of the August glut of tart, fruity redcurrants to make this refreshing granita. The amount of sugar you need will depend on the sharpness of the redcurrants.

Nutrition:
NutrientUnit
kcal0
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs0g
sugars0g
fibre0g
protein0g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 300g redcurrants
  • 100g caster sugar, plus extra to taste
  • 1 orange, zested and juiced
  •  1 glass sweet dessert wine such as Muscat

Method

  • STEP 1

    Put the redcurrants, sugar and orange juice and zest into a large pan with 100ml water. Cook gently for 5-10 minutes until the redcurrants have burst.

  • STEP 2

    Whizz in a food processor or blender then push through a sieve (taste and add a little more sugar if needed). Stir in the wine. Pour into a large baking dish and freeze for at least 4 hours. Serve in small glasses.

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