is almost over & if you have strawberries on hand, you should try
this crowd pleasing recipe. It's an excellent way to use up over ripe
strawberries and indulge in; guilt-free. You can easily turn this into Popsicle's for the kids,
if you like. A low calorie, light & healthy summer treat for all
about 3 cups
cup hot water
cup or less of sugar
tablespoons fresh lemon juice
cups sliced hulled strawberries
berries and mint leaves for garnish
first 3 ingredients in small bowl until sugar dissolves.
strawberries in food processor until smooth. Add sugar syrup and
blend until combined.
mixture into a metal/glass pan. Freeze until icy around edges, using
a fork, stir icy portions into middle of pan. Freeze until mixture
is frozen, stirring edges into center every 45 minutes.
a fork, scrape granita into flaky crystals. Cover tightly and
freeze. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Keep frozen.)
granita into bowls. Garnish with berries and serve.
fill Popsicle containers with granita, refreeze & serve when