How to Make Cucumber & Lime Granita

by Big Guy Big Flavors

Supplies

  • Cucumbers
  • Limes
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Cup Water
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Heat sugar and water and keep stirring until sugar is completely dissolved

    Step 2

    Use a juice extractor to extract the juice out of the cucumbers, you will need 1 cup of cucumber juice

    Step 3

    Add the juice into a beaker or bowl

    Step 4

    Use a citrus press or citrus juicer to get 1/2 cup of lime juice. DO NOT USE BOTTLED LIME JUICE...that crap's just too nasty!

    Step 5

    Add the lime juice to the beaker.

    Step 6

    Add 1 cup of the syrup made at step 1.

    Step 7

    Strain the mixture onto a wide, shallow dish, I used an oven dish but feel free to use a plastic container.

    Step 8

    Freeze for an hour

    Step 9

    Scrape with a fork, and continue freezing.

    Step 10

    Repeat freezing and scrapping every hour till you are left with solid ice crystals.

    Step 11

    Serve!