Granitas or icy drinks are a fun and refreshing option during the warmer months of the year.

Homemade sour cherry and blackberry granita
Makes:  30 small cups
Fresh from the garden:  Berries, mint
Season:  Summer
There are lots of different berries that you can grow, particularly in a temperate climate. Strawberries, blackberries, raspberries and mulberries are delicious when added to other seasonal fruits such as watermelon, dragonfruit, pineapple, mango and banana. For extra tartness, include a squeeze of lime or lemon.

Ingredients

Nothing beats using your own fresh produce or materials around the house.
If you’re missing a thing or two, tick the items you need to add to your shopping list.

Equipment

What to do

  • 1. Put all the ingredients except the mint into the blender and whiz for 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until you are happy with the consistency.

  • 2. Pour into cups, decorate with mint leaves, serve and enjoy!

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