Concord Grape Granita


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Concord Grape Granita
Photo: © Tina Rupp
Active Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
4 hrs 30 mins


  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons water

  • 1 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons fresh Concord grape juice


  1. In a saucepan, simmer the sugar and water to dissolve the sugar. Let cool.

  2. In a 9-inch square, glass baking dish, combine the sugar syrup and grape juice. Freeze for 30 minutes. Using 2 forks, scrape any frozen crystals into the center of the dish. Continue to freeze, scraping every 30 minutes, until the mixture is totally frozen and granular, about 4 hours total. Scrape the granita into chilled bowls and serve.


One Serving 222 cal, 0 gm total fat, 0 gm saturated fat, 54 gm carb, 0 gm fiber.

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