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Blueberry Granite

Family elegant blueberry drink! Of course a little creativity could be a featured fashionable adult beverage!

Blueberry Granite
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This elegant, drink is family safe since it contains only the goodness of blueberries, lemons and sugar. This recipe comes to us from Chef Michael Moorhouse of New York's exquisite and elegant restaurant, "Picholine" Courtesy of the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council.
Servings
1 quart
Servings
1 quart
Blueberry Granite
Print Recipe
This elegant, drink is family safe since it contains only the goodness of blueberries, lemons and sugar. This recipe comes to us from Chef Michael Moorhouse of New York's exquisite and elegant restaurant, "Picholine" Courtesy of the U.S. Highbush Blueberry Council.
Servings
1 quart
Servings
1 quart
Ingredients
Servings: quart
Instructions
  1. In a medium-sized saucepan, combine blueberries, lemon zest and 1 cup water
  2. Over high heat, bring to a boil
  3. Reduce heat and simmer until blueberries are very soft
  4. Set a fine strainer over bowl
  5. Atrain mixture, pressing with the back of a large spoon
  6. Stir lemon juice into purée
  7. Chill
  8. In a saucepan, combine sugar and 1 cup water
  9. Over high heat, bring to a boil
  10. Reduce heat and simmer until sugar dissolves, 2 to 3 minutes
  11. Transfer to a bowl
  12. Chill
  13. Stir sugar syrup into blueberry purée
  14. Pour mixture into a shallow pan
  15. Freeze blueberry mixture until ice crystals form around edges of pan, 45 to 60 minutes
  16. With a fork, scrape the ice crystals from edges and stir into mixture
  17. Freeze mixture until fully frozen, about 1 to 1-½ hours, stirring several times
  18. To plate: Serve in martini glasses
  19. Garnish with crisp cookies, such as langues du chat, and fresh blueberries, if desired