Elderflower, cucumber and gin granita

Elderflower, cucumber and gin granita
  • Serves icon Makes 10 small bowls
  • Time icon Takes 10 minutes to make, plus freezing

This easy-to-make dessert recipe for elderflower, cucumber and gin granita makes a great grown-up sweet course for a dinner party.

Or try our bellini granita, made with peaches and prosecco.

Nutrition: per serving

Calories
62kcals
Fat
none
Protein
0.3g
Carbohydrates
9.1g (8.9g sugars)
Fibre
0.3g
Calories
62kcals
Fat
none
Protein
0.3g
Carbohydrates
9.1g (8.9g sugars)
Fibre
0.3g

Ingredients

  • 1 large cucumber, cut into quarters
  • 150ml elderflower cordial (see tip)
  • 100ml gin
  • 500g ice cubes

Method

  1. Freeze the cucumber pieces for about 4 hours until solid. Put in a powerful food processor or blender with the rest of the ingredients and whizz until you have a crushed granita-style ice. Serve immediately in bowls straight from the freezer.

delicious. tips

  1. If you have a juicy lemon in the kitchen, feel free to squeeze in the juice, or throw a shredded bunch of fresh mint into the mix – experiment with other flavours.

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  1. I love this recipe because it’s fun hunting through hedgerows for the elderflowers, and the end results are delicious. Plus it’s so easy.

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