HOW TO MAKE GRANITA RECIPE

Granita is the easier frozen dessert to make. It is typically made by freezing the mixture and scraping it often as ice crystals form. Watch and learn how to make this refreshing dessert perfect on a hot day. Amaze your guests with three flavors: Strawberry and basil, lemon and mint, and coffee…it will look like you slaved all day in the kitchen… if only they knew how simple is to make it!

Coffee Granita
300 ml strong coffee
60 g caster sugar

Lemon and Mint Granita
200 ml lemon juice
100 ml water
60 g caster sugar
A few sprigs of mint

Strawberry and Basil Granita
1 punnet of strawberries, blitzed to a puree
A few sprigs of basil
Juice of a lemon
80 g caster sugar

*** For directions watch the video.

Want more granita recipes? Try these…

Sour Cherry Granita
Mango-Lime Granita
Watermelon Granita

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE RECIPE

Strawberries season has arrived! We are seeing them everywhere. They are delicious simply eaten as is, but why not dress them up for the Memorial Day celebration by tossing them with a bit of sugar and spooned over tender biscuits and topped with lightly sweetened whipped cream? Watch and learn how to make this super easy Strawberry Shortcake recipe for dessert, or even for breakfast! Let the biscuits cool completely before cutting to prevent them from crumbling, and use a serrated bread knife to slice them in half.

Strawberry Shortcake
Makes 8 servings

You’ll need: One 1/2-cup measuring cup

1-3/4 pounds (6 cups) strawberries, rinsed, hulled, and quartered
1-1/4 cups plus 2 Tablespoons granulated sugar
3 cups all-purpose flour
4 teaspoons baking powder
3/4 teaspoon salt
12 Tablespoons cold (1-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
2 cups heavy cream
2 large eggs
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

*** For directions watch the video.

Want more strawberry recipes? Try these recipes…

Strawberry Shortcake with Basil
Strawberry Cake
Chocolate Strawberry Hearts