Grapefruit & Whipped Cream Vodka Granitas

I love Grapefruit!  Yep, it’s true.  I love it.  I love eating it, I love juicing it.  I’m in love with Williams-Sonoma’s new line of kitchen soaps and cleaning supplies that smells like…..you guessed it – Grapefruit.

The other night I had this epiphany that fresh grapefruit juice paired with Whipped Cream Vodka might be an interesting combination.  Boy was I ever right!  This Granita was refreshing and VERY tasty.  Definitely worth a shot in my opinion.  Actually, I’ll be making more later today.  🙂  Enjoy!

You need 2 cups of fresh grapefruit juice, about 3 grapefruits.

Pour the juice into a non-reactive saucepan over medium heat.

Add 1/3 to 1/2 cups of sugar.

Stir to incorporate and allow the mixture to simmer just until all of the sugar is dissolved in the juice.

Pour into an 8 inch pan and pop it in the fridge to cool.  Once it’s cool add 1/3 cups Whipped Cream Vodka.  Place in the freezer and allow to chill for 1 hour.

Using a fork, scrape the slightly frozen juice mixture from the edges to the center.  Repeat this process every hour for the next 3 hours.

Grapefruit & Whipped Cream Vodka Granita
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Ingredients
2 cups fresh grapefruit juice, from 3 grapefruits
1/3 to 1/2 cup white sugar
1/3 cup Whipped Cream Vodka

Instructions
1 Pour the juice and sugar into a non-reactive saucepan and bring to a simmer while stirring to dissolve the sugar.  Pour into an 8×8 baking dish and put in the refrigerator to cool.
2 Remove the pan from the refrigerator and add the vodka, stir to combine and put in the freezer for 1 hour.  Using a fork scrape the frozen juice mixture from the edges to the center and put back in the freezer.  Repeat this process every 60 minutes for the next 3 hours.  Serve in a large glass.

Note: Makes 3 large glasses or 4 smaller.

5 Comments

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    Aunt Esther
    December 10, 2012 at 10:16 pm

    Funny, I had a wild hair to pour Whipped vodka over the grapefruit, hoping to counter the bitterness, and it worked just fine! No need to add any other sugar. I bet this gets better over a couple of days . . .

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    whipped
    July 18, 2011 at 5:28 am

    good reciept with whipped cream vodka,like it

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    Connor(:
    July 2, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    these look awesome.I’m only 9 so i don’t what it tastes like.

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    Marnely Rodriguez
    May 14, 2011 at 8:59 pm

    Am I living under a rock? What is whipped cream vodka? Is it those cans of whipped cream that have alcohol in then? #lost

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    teresagrice
    May 14, 2011 at 8:38 pm

    OMG….I totally love Grapefruit too….I am going to have to try this ….even if I have to walk in the rain to the store tomorrow!! 🙂 (yes….I’m trying to burn off calories in advance of taking them in….Great combo FGG!

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