Blues & Meyer Lemon Granita

December 28, 2018

Author Notes: On a hot summer day, nothing beats the frozen crunch of blueberry juice and lemon. After all, granita is the grown-up version of the snow cone. With its Sicilian roots, granita hosts larger ice crystals than sorbet or gelato; the result of turning the mixture by hand, not machine.Bow Hill Blueberries

Makes: 2 cups
Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 4 hrs


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 4 teaspoons Meyer lemon juice
  • 1 cup Bow Hill Organic Heirloom Blueberry Juice, chilled
In This Recipe


  1. In a small saucepan, heat the water, sugar and lemon zest until the sugar has dissolved. Pull from heat and add the lemon and blueberry juice.
  2. Pour into a 9x9 baking dish or similar. Place in freezer.
  3. On the hour, for the next 4 hours, scrape and turn the granita with a fork.
  4. Serve in small cups or bowls.

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