Friday, 9 July 2010

Gin & lemon granita

Gin & lemon granita
Originally uploaded by bltphoto

It's too hot so I made some frozen gin and tonic

Gin & Lemon Granita
Serves 4(ish)
What you need
Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
Juice of 1 ½ lemons
Pint of warm water
5-7 tables spoons of sugar
Large slug of gin (I used Hendricks)
To serve: Lemon or mint optional

What to do
1. Dissolve the sugar in water
2. Add the rest of ingredients
3. Taste and add more gin or sugar as appropriate
4. Freeze
5. Break up lumps of ice as they form repeat every 40-60 mins
6. Should form rubblely ice crystals
7. Takes 2-4 hours to freeze

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