Lemon-mint granita

For 2 people. A refreshing and light lemon-mint granita, perfect for cooling down on a hot day. Serve with a sprig of mint for a refreshing touch. Pairs well with the non-alcoholic tequila Almave Ámbar .
Lemon-mint granita


  • Juice and zest of 4 lemons
  • 150 grams granulated sugar
  • 500 ml water
  • A handful of fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
  • Extra mint leaves, for garnish

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    Let's make this cocktail

  • 1

    Preparing the Lemon-Mint Syrup: In a medium saucepan, combine the water, sugar, lemon juice, and lemon zest.

  • 2

    Heat the mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sugar is completely dissolved and the mixture begins to simmer.

  • 3

    Adding the Mint: Add the finely chopped mint leaves to the saucepan with the lemon-sugar mixture.

  • 4

    Let the mixture simmer for 1-2 minutes, then remove it from the heat and let it cool completely.

  • 5

    Freezing the Granita: Pour the cooled lemon-mint syrup into a shallow dish or container.

  • 6

    Place the dish or container in the freezer and let the mixture freeze for 1 hour.

  • 7

    Stirring and Freezing: After 1 hour, remove the dish or container from the freezer and scrape the frozen mixture with a fork.

  • 8

    Return the dish or container to the freezer and repeat this process every 30 minutes for about 3-4 hours, or until the granita is fully frozen and flaky.

  • 9

    Serving: Scoop the lemon-mint granita into chilled serving glasses or bowls.

  • 10

    Garnish with extra mint leaves for a refreshing touch.