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Total:
4 hr 25 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
4 hr 25 min
Active:
25 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Simple Syrup:

Directions

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Stir the grapefruit juice, liqueur and simple syrup together in a large bowl. Transfer to a 9-by-13-inch baking dish and freeze. Scrape the mixture with a fork every hour or so until it is icy and spoonable, about 4 hours total. (Note: After the first scraping or two, you can freeze the granita overnight; just scrape again before serving.)

Spoon the granita into serving bowls. Top with a scoop of vanilla gelato and some more granita. Serve immediately. 

Simple Syrup:

Combine the sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Boil until the sugar is dissolved. Let cool, then transfer to a container. Cover and refrigerate for up to 1 month. 

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