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Lemon granita sorbet

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This lemon granita sorbet is absolutely delicious and so refreshing, perfect as a Summer dessert. Serve a couple of scoops of lemon granita with a shot of Limoncello poured over it, for an extra lemony punch!

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Tubs:1
  • Skill level:medium

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Ingredients

  • 500ml 17 fl oz Warm water
  • 250g 8⅞ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
  • 600ml 20⅜ fl oz Lemon juice
  • 5 5 Lemon(s) Zest only

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  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Put the sugar and water into a large saucepan with the lemon zest, bring to the boil and stir until the sugar dissolves, simmer for 1 minute.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 500ml 17 fl oz Warm water
    • 250g 8⅞ oz Unrefined golden caster sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden caster sugar
    • 5 5 Lemon(s) Zest only
  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Remove from the heat, cool then stir in the lemon juice.

    Ingredients for this step

    • 600ml 20⅜ fl oz Lemon juice
  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Pour into a shallow plastic container and chill in the fridge for about 4 hours or overnight.

  4. Classic mode Step 4

    Place in the freezer, stirring every hour until frozen, this should take about 4 hours. The consistency should be a little granular.