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Spearmint Limoncello Granita

M Hall TeaChef Level 1

This is a light finish to a heavy holiday meal or a refreshing summer dessert. Prep time: 10 min. Chill time: 4 hours

4 h 10 m 2


  • 4 tsp. spearmint tea leaves
  • 2 c. water
  • 1/2 c. sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Limoncello


Boil water and add sugar. Stir until sugar dissolves. Add spearmint tea leaves and remove from heat. Steep 5 min. Strain tea into a 9" metal cake pan. Stir in 1 tbsp. Limoncello. Place pan in freezer.

When mixture begins to freeze, rake fork over mixture to start forming ice crystals. Repeat this process about every 30 min. until the ice is the consistency of a snow cone.

Scoop onto a plate or bowl and serve.

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    Michael Jacobson TeaChef Level 1

    A bit too sweet for me but not bad! Replaced the limoncello with lemon juice and a pinch of zest. Still had a nice mix of lemon and spearmint, and would be lovely to have on a summer day.

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