Passion Fruit and Chardonnay Granita with Tropical Fruits

For a refreshing dessert try Paul Bloxham's deliciously tipsy tropical fruit version of a classic Italian iced treat
By Paul Bloxham
Passion Fruit and Chardonnay Granita with Tropical Fruits
  • Rating:
  • Serves: 4-6
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes plus overnight freezing
  • Effort: medium

Ingredients

main

  • 350 ml un-oaked Chardonnay wine
  • grated zest and juice of 4 limes
  • Pulp of 20 passion fruit
  • 250 g caster sugar

For the garnish:

  • sprigs of fresh mint
  • exotic fruits

Method

1. Place the Chardonnay, lime zest and juice, passion fruit pulp and sugar in a jug blender or food processor.

2. Blend into a smooth puree. Transfer into a shallow, freezer-proof plastic container and freeze overnight.

3. Scrape out the passion fruit granita with a fork, serving it in cocktail glasses or tuile baskets.

4. Garnish with tropical fruits and mint sprigs. Serve at once.

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