Fresh apple cider and apple brandy make a simple granita that's the perfect ending to a fall meal. Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 1996

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Put a shallow metal pan in the freezer to chill. Combine cider, sugar, apple brandy and lemon juice in a bowl. Stir until the sugar dissolves. Pour the mixture into the chilled pan and place in the freezer. Every 30 minutes, stir with a fork, crushing any lumps, until the granita is firm but not frozen solid, about 3 hours.

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  • To serve, scoop into chilled bowls or goblets.

Tips

Make Ahead Tip: The granita can be made 2 days in advance: freeze and transfer to a covered container. Before serving, stir to break up large crystals.

Nutrition Facts

102 calories; 4 mg potassium; 22.1 g carbohydrates; 21 g sugar; 3 mg vitamin c; 1 mcg folate;

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10/29/2011
apple cider granita Sounds like a great recipe! Cons: How can this recipe serve 8 one cup servings with only 4 cups of apple cider and a small amount of calvaldoes? Read More