Sangria Granita

'Blogger Andrea Meyers from Andrea’s Recipes shares a favorite recipe. Frozen fruity sangria will cool you down on a hot summer evening. We like to let it melt slightly in the glass while sucking on pieces of sangria ice.

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 8 hr 0 min
  • Servings 4

cup Cabernet Sauvignon or other dry red wine
cup Moscato or slightly sweet Riesling wine
cup water
tablespoons sugar
slices lemon
slices orange

  • 1 In large glass bowl, stir together the wines, water, and sugar until sugar dissolves. Add lemon and orange slices; cover with plastic wrap. Chill 3 to 4 hours to develop flavors.
  • 2 Remove orange and lemon slices; pour mixture into 8x8-inch glass baking dish. Cover with plastic wrap. Freeze 4 hours or until firm.
  • 3 When ready to serve, use tines of a fork to shave surface of frozen granita; spoon into bowls. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

You can make granita several days ahead; after grating, freeze in airtight container.

The recipe can be doubled easily; pour mixture and freeze in 9x13-inch glass baking dish.