Melon, Vodka and Ginger Granita Recipe

Melon, Vodka and Ginger Granita Recipe
Prepared and cooked overnight
Serves 6

Melon, Vodka and Ginger Granita Recipe - Little House Lovely



Ingredients

·         Galia melons
·         0.5 lemons
·         100g caster sugar
·         4 thick slices fresh root ginger
·         1 tbsp vodka
·         125ml water

Preparation

Peel, deseed and cut the Galia melons into chunks. Juice the lemons.

Method

1.    Put the sugar in a small pan with the water and stir over a gentle heat until dissolved.
2.    Add the ginger, then boil for 5 minutes.
3.    Remove from the heat and set aside to cool, then remove the ginger from the syrup and discard.
4.    Put the melon in a good processor and whizz to a purée. Transfer to a freezer container with a lid.
5.    Stir in the sugar syrup, vodka and lemon juice, mixing well. Put the lid on and place in the freezer for 2-3 hours, until it starts to freeze around the edges.
6.    Beat the mixture with a fork to break up the ice crystals, then return to the freezer for another 2 hours.
7.    Beat the mixture again and return to the freezer until completely frozen.
Transfer the granita to the fridge for 20 minutes before serving in glasses or bowls

Disclaimer - recipe provided by M&S for me to share with my readers :-)

1 comment:

  1. That looks very refreshing, especially since it's been hot out here the last few days.

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