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Summer Holiday Lemon Granita

This recipe is in categories Breakfast, Party food, Picnic, Snacks, Vegetarian
About this recipe
Healthiness : (20 votes)
Difficulty:  1 out of 5 difficulty
Preparation Time: Approx 20 minutes plus chilling
Cooking Time: 10 to 30 minutes
Number of servings: 6
Serving suggestions: Serve with a straw and ice
This is a vegan recipe

Fabulous on a hot sunny day
  • 175g (7oz) caster sugar
  • 6 lemons, juice and grated rind
  • 1 lemon grass stalk, roughly flattened with a rolling pin
  • 450ml (¾ pint) soda water, chilled
  • 150 ml (¼ pint) water
  • Weighing Scales
  • Grater
  • Juicer
  • Measuring Jug
  • Pan
  • Wooden Spoon
  • Rigid Container
Making and cooking it
Always wash your hands before preparing food Always wash your hands before preparing food.

  1. Place the sugar, lemon rind and juice, lemongrass stalk in a pan with 150ml (¼ pint) water
  2. Heat gently, stirring until the sugar dissolves then simmer gently for five minutes  
  3. Allow to cool
  4. Strain the liquid into a rigid container. For a really cold drink, chill in the fridge until cold
  5. When you are ready to have your drinks, stir in the soda water, and serve
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Name: Jobeth 12th August 2011
Posts like this brihgten up my day. Thanks for taking the time.
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