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Cucumber-Lime Granita

Blogger Brooke McLay from Cheeky Kitchen shares a tangy granita recipe. Cucumber and lime might sound like a strange combination for dessert, but in this simple granita, the two go together like a charm!

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 3 hr 15 min
  • Servings 2

Ingredients

1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup water
2
cucumbers
2
limes, freshly squeezed

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Directions

  • 1 Line shallow dish with parchment paper. In 2-quart saucepan, beat sugar and water with whisk until blended. Heat to boiling. Reduce heat to medium-low; simmer until mixture becomes a thin syrup. Cool.
  • 2 Remove most of peel from cucumbers. With spoon, scoop out seeds. Chop cucumber into cubes.
  • 3 In blender, place cucumbers, lime juice and syrup. Cover; blend until smooth. Pour into dish. Cover; freeze 2 to 3 hours or until completely frozen.
  • 4 Rake fork through mixture. Serve immediately, or return granita to freezer until ready to serve.

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