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Cherry Granita

  • RECIPE MAKES: 4-6 serves
  • PREP TIME: 15 min
  • COOK TIME: / Freeze Time: 3 hrs
Step 1

Place cherries into a large saucepan with 300ml water and the sugar.

Step 2

Cook gently for 10-15 min., until the cherries have softened completely.

Step 3

Blend in a food processor, then push through a sieve, taste, and add a little more sugar if desired. Stir in the vanilla essence, if using.

Step 4

Pour into a large dish, freeze for 1hr. Use a fork of scrape the frozen edges into the middle, freeze again. Repeat this step 2 or 3 times at hourly intervals until granita has set.


Step 5

Serve in glasses.

  • 400g Pitted Cherries, fresh or frozen (thawed)
  • 2/3 cups caster sugar, plus extra, to taste
  • ½ Tbsp vanilla essence, optional