Lemonade granita


  • 175g/6oz caster sugar

  • 6 lemons, juice and grated rind

  • 1 lemon grass stalk, roughly flattened with a rolling pin

  • 450ml/¾ pint soda water

Preparation method

  1. Place the sugar, lemon rind and juice, lemongrass stalk in a pan with 150ml/¼ pint water.

  2. Heat gently, stirring until the sugar dissolves then simmer gently for five minutes then allow to cool.

  3. Strain the liquid into a rigid container then stir in the soda water.

  4. Transfer to the freezer for at least two hours, whisking every 20 minutes to stop crystals forming.

  5. Serve in glasses.

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