Tea & Citrus Granita

This icy treat features a complex blend of bold flavors (lemon, hibiscus and mint) that will really wake up your taste buds! ~ Marlys

Here’s a look at the Granita freezing process:

* As featured in Issue 7 of Adventures with Tea eMagazine!

Tea & Citrus Granita

Course Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword citrus, frozen treat, granita, Morning in the Mountains
Prep Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours
Author Alan & Marlys Arnold - Adventures with Tea

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Morning in the Mountains brewed tea
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Lemon juice

Instructions

  1. Make a simple syrup by combining Morning in the Mountains brewed tea and sugar in a saucepan and stirring over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Add the juice and allow mixture to cool for 30 minutes.

  2. At that point, pour it into a freezer-safe pan and freeze for 30 minutes.
  3. Remove and gently scrape with a fork every 20-30 minutes for up to 4 hours, or until it is the proper texture. (See photo slide show.)
  4. Garnish with lemon rind curls if desired. Makes 4-6 servings.
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