blackberry granita

Garnished with whole berries and whipped cream, an ideal dessert when you want something frosty and fruity.
Prep Time
10 mins
Ready in
2 hrs
Ingredients (Serves 8)
  • 2 pints blackberries, plus more for garnish
  • 1⁄2 cup sugar
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 pint heavy cream
  • Puree blackberries in a blender until smooth; strain into a bowl to remove seeds. In a small saucepan, heat sugar and 1 cup water until the sugar is dissolved. Pour mixture into the strained berries, and stir in lemon juice and another cup cold water.
  • Pour into a 9" x 13" glass dish, and place uncovered in the freezer. Stir with a fork every 20 to 30 minutes until frozen, about 2 hours.
  • When ready to serve, use an electric mixer to beat cream until soft peaks form. Garnish each granita with a dollop of whipped cream and whole berries.
Published on August 04, 2014 - 1:04am EDT
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