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Chianti Granita with Fresh Berries

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Category: Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Sugar
  • 2 1/2 c Water
  • 2 c Chianti
  • 1/3 c Fresh orange juice
  • 1 tb Fresh lemon juice
  • 1 c Quartered fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 c Fresh raspberries


Combine the first 5 ingredients in a large saucepan. Bring to a boil, and
cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, and pour mixture into
a 13 x 9 x 2-inch baking dish. Let cool; cover and freeze overnight. Remove
from freezer; scrape entire mixture with the tines of a fork until fluffy.
Divide berries among 8 dessert dishes; top each with 1 cup granita. Yield:
8 servings (serving size: 1 cup granita and 3 tablespoons berries).

Serving Ideas : Serve immediately.

NOTES : A granita is a coarse-textured sorbet reminiscent of what Americans
call Italian ice. Traditionally made with coffee or fresh lemon juice, this
version is made with Chianti.

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