Strawberry Granita Original Sicilian Recipe

Strawberry Granita

Strawberry Granita Original Sicilian Recipe

This  GRANITA is a delicious and refreshing little treat. It is a delicious cold dessert made up of water, sugar, and STRAWBERRIES.

Strawberry Granita Original Sicilian Recipe

The granita makes me think of the wonderful and summery days spent in Sicily, with my friends or relatives sitting in a bar tasting the fantastic fruit granita served in transparent glasses and accompanied by the typical Sicilian brioche.

Sicilian Brioche with " lu tuppu".
Strawberry Granita Original Sicilian Recipe
Strawberry Granita Original Sicilian Recipe

Strawberry Granita Original Sicilian Recipe

Prep Time25 mins
Resting Time6 hrs
Course: gelato
Keyword: dessert, gelato fatto in casa, gelo, homemad icecream, no ice cream maker, Sicilian Granita
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 450 g strawberries 1 pound
  • 500 ml water 2 1/4 cups
  • 150 g sugar 3/4 cup
  • 35 g fresh lemon juice 1/7 cup

Instructions

  • Make the sugar syrup by putting the water and sugar in the saucepan and bring them to a boil.
  • Turn off the heat and let it cool.
  • Meanwhile wash and cut the strawberries in half, depriving them of the stalk.
    Strawberry Granita Original Sicilian Recipe
  • Put them in a blender until they become a puree.
    Strawberry Granita Original Sicilian Recipe
  • Some filter the purée to remove the seeds, I didn’t do it because I like the texture of the puree with all the seeds, but you can remove them if you wish.
  • Add the juice to the strawberry puree.
  • Add the sugar syrup and mix well.
  • Pour everything into a low glass container and place it in the freezer for 1 hr.
    Strawberry Granita Original Sicilian Recipe
  • After an hour remove the container from the freezer and scrape the mixture with a fork to break the ice crystals that have formed.
    Strawberry Granita Original Sicilian Recipe
  • Put the container back in the freezer and do the same operation after 45 minutes for 4-5 hours.
  • Proceeding with these precautions, the granita will maintain a soft consistency and easily scrapable.
  • When ready to serve the granita, take it out of the freezer and scrape the mixture with a fork or spoon.

Notes

ENJOY!❤️
 
 
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