Champagne-Raspberry Granitas

Our elegant champagne-raspberry granitas pair bubbly and berries for a make-ahead, refreshing dessert.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 15 min
  • Servings 6

2
cups Cascadian Farm® organic frozen raspberries, thawed
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1 1/2
cups water
1
cup sugar
3/4
cup champagne
Fresh mint sprigs for garnish, if desired

  • 1 In blender, puree raspberries and lemon juice until smooth. Set aside.
  • 2 In 2-quart saucepan, heat water, sugar and champagne over high heat to boiling. Reduce heat; simmer 1 to 2 minutes or until sugar is completely melted. Remove from heat. Stir in raspberry puree.
  • 3 Pour mixture into shallow dish; cover with foil. Freeze 8 hours.
  • 4 Remove dish from freezer; let stand at room temperature 5 minutes.
  • 5 Scrape frozen mixture with fork tines until fluffy. Scoop into serving dishes. Garnish with fresh mint.

Expert Tips

Use Prosecco as a cheaper substitute for the champagne in this recipe.

Substitute some of the raspberries for strawberries or blueberries for a different flavor.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
280
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
5mg
5%;
Total Carbohydrate
66g
66%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
56g
56%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
30%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1 Fruit; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
4 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.