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Iced Tea Granita

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“This refreshing, simple dessert is a delicious twist on a summer standby, and it's great to have on hand for hot afternoons. For a frozen mint iced tea, add several fresh mint sprigs with the lemon juice and sugar mixture; discard mint before freezing. You can use any tea you like. Most of the prep time is just standing time and the cooking time is freeze time.”
READY IN:
144hrs 35mins
SERVES:
8
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place tea bags in a large bowl and pour boiling water over tea bags; steep 10 minutes.
  2. Remove and discard tea bags.
  3. Combine sugar, 1/2 cup water, and light-colored corn syrup in a saucepan; bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  4. Remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
  5. Add sugar mixture and fresh lemon juice to tea; stir to combine.
  6. Let cool to room temperature and pour cooled tea mixture into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish; cover and freeze for 6 hours or until firm.
  7. Remove tea mixture from freezer; scrape entire mixture with a fork until fluffy.
  8. Spoon into a container; cover and freeze for up to 1 month.
  9. Garnish with lemon slices and mint sprigs, if desired.

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