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Blueberry Granite'

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“A nice and cool way to end an elegant dinner or just to have a frozen blueberry treat!”
READY IN:
3hrs 15mins
SERVES:
6-8
YIELD:
1 quart
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. BLUEBERRY PUREE.
  2. In a medium sized saucepan, combine blueberries, lemon zest and 1 cup water.
  3. Over high heat, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until blueberries are very soft.
  4. Set a fine strainer over bowl. Strain mixture, pressing with the back of a large spoon.
  5. Stir lemon juice into puree and chill.
  6. SUGAR SYRUP.
  7. In a saucepan, combine sugar and 1 cup water and bring to a boil over high heat.
  8. Reduce heat and simmer until sugar dissolves. (2 to 3 minutes).
  9. Transfer to a bowl and chill.
  10. ONCE CHILLED.
  11. Stir sugar syrup into blueberry puree.
  12. Pour mixture into a shallow pan.
  13. Freeze blueberry mixture until ice crystals form around edges of pan ( about 45 to 60 minutes).
  14. Using a fork, scrape the ice crystals from the edges and stir into mixture.
  15. Freeze mixture until fully frozen (about 1 to 1-1/2 hours, stirring several times).
  16. This is very pretty served in small fancy glasses and garnishished with crisp cookies (like a lemon wafer) and more fresh blueberries if desired.

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