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person 6 people
time 15 minutes


  • 300ml water
  • 100g sugar
  • 300g strawberries
  • 2 tbsp of lemon juice
  • 3 basil sprigs (washed)


  1. Rinse the strawberries, remove the stems, and cut them in halves.
  2. Bring a pan of water and sugar to a boil. Let it boil for 2 minutes and then turn it off.
  3. Add in the basil, cover the pan and let it simmer for 5 minutes. Remove the basil, and add the lemon juice.
  4. Pour mixture onto strawberries and stir.
  5. Pour granita mixture in to a Cook & Freeze glass storage container and once at room temperature, store in the freezer with lid for 5 hours at least. Take out the granita and scrape with a fork and return to the freezer. Repeat this process two or three times over the course of freezing.

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