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Mulberry Granita

Mulberry Granita

Mulberry Granita – a traditional refreshing frozen treat from Sicily, usually enjoyed for breakfast in summer!
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Granita, Sicily
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Freezing time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 30 minutes
Servings 6 people
Author Manuela Zangara


  • 600 gms – 1 1/3 lbs. mulberries washed and hulled
  • 350 ml – 1 ½ cups water
  • 300 gms – 1 ½ cups sugar
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • Whipped cream to serve


  1. Mix the water with the sugar and heat on the fire until the sugar dissolves. Chill.
  2. Blend the mulberries with the lemon juice. Mix with the sugar syrup and sieve.
  3. Transfer to a container, cover and freeze for 2 hours. Scrape it with a fork and freeze again. Repeat this until you get a sorbet-like consistency.
  4. Or churn in the ice cream maker for 20 to 30 minutes, until the granita reaches a sorbet-like consistency.
  5. Serve immediately with some whipped cream.