White Grapes and Champagne Granita

This easy granita recipe is a refreshing summer dessert perfect for hot afternoons! White grapes and champagne make a delicious and boozy flavor combination.

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A REFRESHING SUMMER DESSERT RECIPE

Cheers!

It’s been some time since we’ve had a drink together. This is not a drink, but still. There’s a drink in it.

Since it’s the weekend of the Oscars, I thought this was a great time to share a recipe for one of my favorite, refreshing boozy desserts – White Grape and Champagne Granita. It reminds me of something Hollywood-ish. It’s the Champ in it that gives me the glamorous vibe.

Besides, I realized that I haven’t been the most reasonable this past week – tempting you with Carrot Cake Doughnuts and Coconut Milk Bars. To make up for it, I really should serve you something on the lighter side. Don’t worry, it’s still delish. You won’t even know that all you are eating is flavored ice.

I should mention this: Grapes in February = 6 bucks a pound!? Whaaaat? Bunch of crazies.

White Grapes and Champagne Granita | www.diethood.com | A refreshing dessert with pureed grapes, champagne, lemon juice, and sugar | #recipe #dessert #granita

Back to the Oscars.

Are those actor-people real? They look too polished. And thin. Have you ever met a well-known actor?

I saw George Clooney once. He was up to my hip. Ok, he was a bit taller than that, but still. I expected a bigger man. Good looking face – I’ll give him that.

I am not a movie watcher. I don’t even know what/who is up for an Oscar, but I will watch it because I’m nosy. Also, I need something to talk about with whomever I run into on Monday. And because I want a reason to eat this entire dessert. Maybe I’ll even put on a long gown and light up a cigarette. 😉

White Grapes and Champagne Granita | www.diethood.com | A refreshing dessert with pureed grapes, champagne, lemon juice, and sugar | #recipe #dessert #granita

Grab a bottle of good Champ and we can get drunk together.

ENJOY!

Granita Summer Dessert

White Grape and Champagne Granita

Katerina | Diethood
A refreshing dessert with pureed grapes, champagne, lemon juice, and sugar.
Servings : 6
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 3 hrs 10 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 3 cups green seedless grapes (without stems)
  • 1/2 cup Champagne
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • green seedless grapes for garnish

Instructions
 

  • Puree grapes in food processor or blender.
  • Strain grape puree through a fine-mesh sieve set over a 13x9-inch baking dish, pressing solids with the back of a large spoon. Discard peel.
  • Add champagne, sugar, and lemon juice, and slowly stir until sugar dissolves.
  • Cover with plastic wrap and freeze for 3 to 4 hours, or until frozen, stirring every hour.
  • Remove and scrape with a fork until fluffy.
  • Scoop into serving bowls and garnish with grapes.
  • Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 78 kcal | Carbohydrates: 18 g | Protein: 0 g | Fat: 0 g | Saturated Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Sodium: 2 mg | Potassium: 161 mg | Fiber: 0 g | Sugar: 16 g | Vitamin A: 50 IU | Vitamin C: 4.4 mg | Calcium: 9 mg | Iron: 0.3 mg | Net Carbs: 18 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy summer desserts
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13 comments on “White Grapes and Champagne Granita”

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    Roshani Khanna

    Insanely adorable and delicious! Oh my! Hubby would love this! Pinning now! Thanks for sharing!!

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