Granitas , sorbets and slushes are basically pureed fruit of your choice which is then frozen and then defrosted a bit and scraped into a bowl with a fork making a granita. Slushes are a bit more liquid and can be sipped. Basically its just making a fruit puree and freezing it. Lemon juice can be added, mint and ginger juice too. Its all about creating different flavors. I have recorded a video tutorial on how to make watermelon slush for you all to get an idea. Always use very ripe fruit so that you dont need to add extra sugar. In the video i have added some sugar (my daughter likes it sweet) for the watermelon slush but for the mango granita i used no sugar at all . You have to keep the granita out of the freezer for at least 20 minutes before serving. Since this contains no milk or cream its good for people who are watching their diet or are on special diets.
ripe fruit of your choice, examples: melon, watermelon, manoges, lychees, peaches, nectarines, strawberries, berries etc…..
Put the ripe peeled fruit in the blender ( i used my amazing bullet) and puree till smooth. Add sugar to taste if you wish and freeze it.
Keep the granita out of the freezer for about 10-20 minutes til it starts to soften. Scrape with a fork for granita or an ice cream scoop and defrost a little more for a slush.
Here is the video tutorial :
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