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Matcha Granita

This Matcha Granita is an icy, refreshing dessert easily made with ceremonial matcha, water, and sugar. The mixture is scraped every few so often to produce a light and fluffy texture.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Asian, Italian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Freezing Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 19kcal
Author Michelle | Sift & Simmer

Ingredients

  • 500 ml water boiled and cooled to 175°F
  • 15 g granulated sugar
  • 6 g ceremonial matcha

Instructions

  • Bring the water up to a boil and cool it to 175°F. Pour it into a heat-safe jar.
  • Add in the granulated sugar and ceremonial matcha.
  • Give the matcha and sugar a whisk until it dissolves evenly into the water.
  • Pour the matcha mixture into a shallow freezer-safe container.
  • Place the container into the freezer.
  • Freeze for 2 hours, and then give the matcha mixture a stir and scrape with a fork. (This produces ice crystals and gives the granita a light texture).
  • Every 30 minutes to 1 hour, scrape the mixture until completely frozen.
  • Fluff the granita with a fork before adding to a serving vessel.

Nutrition

Calories: 19kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 1mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 75IU | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg