← Back to Search Results
American
Root Beer Granita

Photo by: Joseph DeLeo
Comments: 0
 

Recipe

This one (an idea I found in Gale Gand’s Butter, Sugar, Flour, Eggs) requires a food processor or an ice-grinding blender and several hours’ forethought. Serve in tall glasses, with more cold root beer poured over the frozen and cream poured over the top—or just mix the cream with the frozen root beer in the food processor. Or skip the cream.

Yield: Serves 2

Ingredients

  • 2 (12-ounce) bottles diet root beer, such as IBC
  • ¼ cup heavy cream (optional)

Directions

Pour one bottle of the root beer evenly into an ice cube tray and freeze. Chill the other bottle.

When you’re ready to serve, process half the ice cubes in the food processor until you have small shards of frozen root beer. Be careful to get all the syrup out of the ice cube tray: some of it will sink to the bottom and melt. If you’re mixing in the cream, add half of it now.

Repeat the procedure with the remaining frozen root beer and cream, if using.

Pile the frozen root beer into tall glasses and either pour the cream, if using, over it, followed by the chilled root beer, or just pour in the chilled root beer. Serve immediately.


© 2000 Fran McCullough
 

Nutritional Information

Nutritional information has been provided by the author.

Per serving:

Carbohydrate: 0.4g Protein: 0.1g Fat: 1.4g

 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

the-gourmet-cookbook The Gourmet Cookbook
by Ruth Reichl
usa-cookbook U.S.A. Cookbook
by Sheila Lukins
fresh-from-the-farmers-market-year-round-recipes-for-the-pick-of-the-crop Fresh from the Farmers' Mar...
by Janet Fletcher
desserts-4-today Desserts 4 Today
by Abby Dodge
complete-book-of-indian-cooking-350-recipes-from-the-regions-of-india Complete Book of Indian Coo...
by Suneeta Vaswani
mexican-everyday Mexican Everyday
by Rick Bayless
west-coast-cooking West Coast Cooking
by Greg Atkinson
ham-an-obsession-with-the-hindquarter Ham: An Obsession with the ...
by Bruce Weinstein, Mark Scarbrough
fruits-of-the-harvest-recipes-to-celebrate-kwanzaa-and-other-holidays Fruits of the Harvest: Reci...
by Eric V. Copage
everyday-chinese-cooking Everyday Chinese Cooking
by Katie Chin, Leeann Chin
the-new-basics-cookbook The New Basics Cookbook
by Sheila Lukins, Julee Rosso
nancy-silvertons-sandwich-book Nancy Silverton's Sandwich ...
by Nancy Silverton
Close_overlay

Thanks for signing up!

You'll receive an activation email in your inbox shortly. Don't forget to click that link and activate your new Cookstr.com account!

Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up for Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?