Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine
Maple Citrus Granite
Total:
8 hr 20 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
8 (1/2 cup) servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
8 hr 20 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
8 (1/2 cup) servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup lemon and orange zest
  • 1/4 cup shredded mint, optional

Directions

In a saucepan, mix water, sugar, lemon juice, orange juice, maple syrup and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer without stirring until all the sugar has dissolved, about 3 to 5 minutes. Remove pot from the heat and let syrup cool completely. Add the lemon, orange zest, mint leaves, and pour into a shallow baking dish or plastic container and place in the freezer. (The 6 cup capacity shallow plastic containers with a lid that measure 6 inches by 10 inches by 2 inches deep, and which you can get in grocery stores would be ideal for the purpose.)

Check after about 2 hours and stir the mixture. After about 4 hours, the mixture will have begun to set up, and you can score the surface by turning a spoon backwards and using the tip to scrape the frozen syrup into "ice curls." Repeat this scraping process periodically, every 2 hours or so, until all of the syrup is scraped into the consistency of water ice. Serve after 8 hours.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Maple Syrup Roasted Sweet Potato Pancakes with Citrus Brown Sugar Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Bill Lipscomb

Citrus Tacos

Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid

Citrus Semifreddo

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Citrus Glaze

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Citrus Yogurt

Maple Bacon

Recipe courtesy of Tiffani Thiessen

Swordfish With Citrus Pesto

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Mixed Citrus Spritzer

Recipe courtesy of Marcela Valladolid

Citrus Beet Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ingrid Hoffmann

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

On TV

So Much Pretty Food Here