Peach-Basil Granita

Peach-Basil Granita Recipe

During the warm days of July and August, there are few greater pleasures than noshing on peach-basil granita.

Peach-Basil Granita
Serves 4
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  1. 2 cups water
  2. ½ cup sugar
  3. 8 fresh basil leaves
  4. 2 peaches, peeled and quartered
  5. 1 (5.5-ounce) can Kern's Peach Nectar
  6. 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  7. Garnish: chopped fresh basil
  1. In a small saucepan over medium-low heat, combine 2 cups water, sugar, and basil leaves, stirring frequently until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat, and let cool 10 minutes. Remove basil leaves, and discard.
  2. In the container of a blender, combine peaches, sugar mixture, peach nectar, and lemon juice. Process until smooth. Pour into an 8-inch square baking pan. Cover, and freeze until firm, at least 6 hours. Scrape mixture with a fork until fluffy. Garnish with chopped basil, if desired. Serve immediately.
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