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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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total:
3 hrs
Servings:
8
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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

103 calories; carbohydrates 22.1g; sugars 21.4g; vitamin a iu 0.2IU; vitamin c 3.2mg; folate 0.8mcg; calcium 0.3mg; magnesium 0.2mg; potassium 4.1mg; sodium 0.1mg.

1 fruit, 1/2 other carbohydrate

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