Recipe Details

Strawberry Granita

Number of Servings: 8

Serving Size: 1/2 cup

This frozen, slushy, fruity drink is refreshing during the hot summer months and a tasty low-calorie and low-fat dessert during any month!

Name: Amount:
lb ripe strawberries, hulled and sliced 1
Splenda for baking 2 Tbsp
diet cranberry juice drink 1 cup
Sliced strawberries or raspberries for garnish
1:

In a bowl, combine the strawberries and Splenda. Let soak for about 1 hour at room temperature.

2:

Add the berries and all accumulated juices to a food processor or blender.

3:

Add the cranberry juice to the mixture, place in a shallow metal tray, and freeze for 30 minutes. Using a fork, scrape the frozen edges into the liquid center. Return the tray to the freezer, and freeze for another 30 minutes. Repeat this process about 3 more times until you have a mixture that is fluffy, soft ice crystals.

4:

Serve the granita in dessert cups or glasses with berries to garnish.

Nutritional Information (per serving)
Calories 30
Calories from Fat 0
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 5mg
Potassium n/a
Carbohydrates 7g
Dietary Fiber 1g
Sugars 6g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A n/a
Vitamin C n/a
Calcium n/a
Iron n/a
Folic Acid n/a
Dietary Exchange 1/2 Carbohydrate