20
Jul
2018
RumChata Fresh Blueberry Granita with mint and blueberries in a glass

RumChata Fresh Blueberry Granita

Try this RumChata Fresh Blueberry Granita for a boozy dessert your friends are going to love! You won’t believe how easy this is to make!

Summer time is the best time of year to grab all the fresh fruits and vegetables you can, to cook with or bake with or just to chop up and eat.

It always blows my mind when we actually take the time to come home from the store or the market and cut everything up, carrots, cucumbers or melons – then throw it into bowls and just leave it out on the table.

The kids don’t even see anything else, they don’t go looking for chips or candy. They see the fruit and vegetables and JUST EAT IT.

We look at each other all the time and wonder why we don’t always do it – why don’t we always have fresh fruits and vegetables cut up and on hand all the time?

I guess because life gets in the way and sometimes reaching for a bag of chips is just easier. And sometimes tastier, but we are going to make a lot more effort to have the fruits and vegetables on hand.

For us and the kids.

Now take this RumChata Fresh Blueberry Granita for instance. Totally easy dessert, literally two ingredients.

TWO – just fresh blueberries and lots of RumChata.

It’s all you need to make this RumChata Fresh Blueberry Granita, maybe a small amount of sugar depending on how sweet your blueberries are but that’s up to you.

Once you get the blueberries into your blender and pureed you can give it a taste and see if you like it to be sweeter, I didn’t have to add any sugar to mine…just lots of RumChata.

RumChata is such a great liquor to add to desserts because it’s creamy, sweet flavor goes so perfectly with so many things…

Take this RumChata Key Lime Pie Cupcakes for example, delicious cupcakes on their own but add a few splashes of RumChata and they are that much better.

Now just pour the blended up blueberries into a bowl and stir in the RumChata.

That’s is guys – now just freeze and serve.

When this RumChata Fresh Blueberry Granita comes out of the freezer, grab a fork and start scraping it just like this.

You get these cool, boozy ice chunks that you can spoon into whatever type of glass you like. I chose a martini glass because this is a boozy, frozen cocktail to me that can be swapped out as a dessert.

So fresh and delicious tasting, this RumChata Fresh Blueberry Granita is going to be a hit at all your summer parties!

 

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RumChata Fresh Blueberry Granita in a glass with mint garnish

RumChata Fresh Blueberry Granita

  • Author: Dan
  • Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

6 cups fresh blueberries

1 1/2 cups RumChata

Fresh mint for garnish

Sugar if needed


Instructions

Add the blueberries to a blender and puree until smooth.

Taste for sweetness, add sugar if needed and pour into a bowl.

Stir in the RumChata and pour into a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan or an 8 x 8 square dish.

Freeze overnight or up to 6 hours then scrape with a fork and add to a serving glass.

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