DECONSTRUCTED APPLE PIE GRANITA
Deconstructed Apple Pie Granita
- Servings: 8 - 12
- 3 cups apple juice
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
- dash nutmeg
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- fresh mint sprig for garnish
- caramel sauce for plate painting
In a medium saucepan, combine the sugar, water, and spices and bring to a boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves.
Stir in the fruit juice and lemon juice and pour into a chilled 13- by 9-inch metal baking dish. Place in the freezer and freeze, scraping with a fork every 30 minutes until the mixture is firm. Paint the inside of a cocktail glass with drizzles of caramel sauce, and top with scoop of granita. Garnish with sprig of fresh mint.