Limoncello Mint  Granita

Serves 6

INGREDIENTS

1 cup lemon sugar syrup, recipe below
½ cup Limoncello
2 tablespoons fresh mint, finely chopped

PREPARATION

Combine all ingredients and pour into an 8-by-8-inch glass baking dish. Freeze for at least 4 hours or until the mixture is firm.  Using the tines of a fork, scrape the mixture into small serving bowls or glasses. Serve immediately.

Lemon sugar syrup

INGREDIENTS

1 cup sugar
1 cup water
2 tablespoons lemon zest

PREPARATION

In a medium saucepan, over medium-low heat, add sugar, water and lemon zest and warm through until sugar is dissolved. Take syrup off heat and let cool until ready to use.

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