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Strawberry Lemon Granita

Serves 2

Summer is here!  This lemony-sweet icy treat is sure to satisfy your cravings!


  • 1 cup (240 ml) hot water
  • ⅓ to ½ cup (80 to 120 ml) sugar
  • Zest and juice from one lemon
  • 3 cups (720 ml) Snowcrest Frozen Strawberries (thawed)


  1. Place hot water, sugar, lemon zest and juice in a bowl and stir until sugar dissolves.
  2. Blend the Snowcrest Strawberries in a food processor until they are smooth.  Add the strawberry puree to the sugar syrup and mix until combined.
  3. Pour mixture into 13x9x2-inch nonstick metal baking pan.
  4. Freeze until it is icy around the edges, about 25 minutes.
  5. Using a fork, stir the icy portions into the middle of the pan.
  6. Freeze until mixture is frozen, stirring edges into the center every 20 to 30 minutes, about 1  ½ hours.
  7. Using a fork, scrape the granita into flaky crystals.
  8. Cover tightly and freeze. (Can be made 1 day ahead- keep frozen)
  9. Scrape Strawberry Granita into bowls.
  10. Garnish with berries and serve.