Drinks

Passion Fruit Granita

April 2, 2016

Passion fruit is AMAZING!! I always forget how insanely obsessed I am with this fruit and just the idea of experiencing new and inventive ways to enjoy unusual flavors. Today we’re making a refreshing passion fruit granita with a little asian inspiration!It’s the kind of treat you can’t put down! Refreshing and delicious! Let’s get started.

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In a mixing bowl at in 1 cup passion fruit juice (alternatives: 1/4 cup fresh passion fruit pulp or 1/2 cup passion fruit puree)…

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…along with 2 cups of water, 1 tbsp yuzu juice…

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…and 2 tbsp sugar.

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Give this a good whisk and freeze for about 3-4 hours.

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In the meantime go ahead thinly slice a lemon.

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Lay those slices onto a sheet tray, dust with cayenne pepper and chile powder.

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Sprinkle with sugar.

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Cover with and additional silpat and bake at 350ºF for 25 minutes.

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Once the lemons have finished baking, remove them from the oven.

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Peel way the top silpat and let them cool for 5-7 minutes.

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Once cooled, remove from the silpat and set aside until you’re ready to garnish.

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Once the passion fruit mixture has set up, remove it from the freezer and begin scraping at it with a fork.  

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After it’s nice a shredded, add a generous portion to a chilled glass.

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Add a splash of chilled sake…

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…and garnish with a sliced if spicy candied lemon. Enjoy!   

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Passion Fruit Granita

Ingredients

  • 1 cup passion fruit juice or 1/4 cup fresh passion fruit pulp or 1/2 cup passion fruit puree
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp yuzu juice
  • Optional - Sake to finish

Instructions

  1. In a mixing bowl at in 1 cup passion fruit juice (alternatives: 1/4 cup fresh passion fruit pulp or 1/2 cup passion fruit puree) along with 2 cups of water, 1 tbsp yuzu juice, and 2 tbsp sugar.
  2. Give this a good whisk and freeze for about 3-4 hours.
  3. in the meantime go ahead thinly slice a lemon. Lay those slices onto a sheet tray, dust with cayenne pepper and chile powder, and sprinkle with sugar. Cover with and additional silpat and bake at 350ºF for 25 minutes.
  4. Once the lemons have finished baking, remove them from the oven and let them cool for 5-7 minutes. Remove from the silpat and set aside until you’re ready to garnish.
  5. Once the passion fruit mixture has set up, remove it from the freezer and begin scraping at it with a fork. Once it is nice a shredded, add a generous portion to a chilled glass. Add a splash of chilled sake and garnish with a sliced if spicy candied lemon. Enjoy!
http://www.byrontalbott.com/passion-fruit-granita/

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| Top Left: Silpat | Top Middle: Glass Bowl Set | Top Right: Baking Sheets |

| Bottom Left: Boos Cutting Board | Bottom Right: All-Clad Bowl Set |

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