RumChata Blueberry Granita

RumChata Blueberry Granita is an easy, boozy dessert your friends for your next party! Fresh blueberries and creamy RumChata is all you need!

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This RumChata Blueberry Granita is a semi-frozen dessert flavored with RumChata

What Is A Granita?

If you’ve never heard of, or had a granita before, now is the time. This RumChata Blueberry Granita is the ultimate summer dessert. It’s easy to make and you only need two ingredients!

Blueberries and RumChata is al you need to make this frozen dessert recipe. Blend them together and let it freeze until firm. Then you take a fork and scrape along the top until little shaves of ice form. Scoop those up into a glass or a bowl and serve!

Granitas can be made with most any type of fruit, with the addition of sugar or not. That will depend on how sweet your fruit is to start with. The addition of alcohol is our little twist on a granita recipe.

RumChata Blueberry Granita is a granita recipe made with blueberries and RumChata liquor

How To Make RumChata Blueberry Granita

Really, this granita is so easy to make you almost don’t need the instructions, but we’ll go through the steps anyway! Stat by adding RumChata and blueberries to a blender. You can use fresh or frozen!

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

This RumChata Blueberry Granita is a semi-frozen dessert with only two ingredients

Now just pour the blended up blueberries into a bowl and stir in the booze. That’s is guys – now just freeze and try to wait it out. When the granita comes out of the freezer, grab a fork and start scraping it just like this.

RumChata Blueberry Granita is a frozen dessert that is scraped with a fork to get a textured flavored ice

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 Blueberry Granita is going to be a hit at all your summer parties!

RumChata Blueberry Granita is an Italian based dessert that's made with fresh fruit and semi-frozen for texture

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RumChata Fresh Blueberry Granita in a glass with mint garnish

RumChata Fresh Blueberry Granita

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x

This fresh blueberry granita has only TWO ingredients! You guessed it, RumChata and blueberries. After it freezes, scrape the granita with a fork to get the perfect iced texture!

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Ingredients

  • 6 cups fresh blueberries
  • 1 1/2 cups RumChata
  • Fresh mint for garnish
  • Sugar if needed

Instructions

  1. Add the blueberries to a blender and puree until smooth.
  2. Taste for sweetness, add sugar if needed and pour into a bowl.
  3. Stir in the RumChata and pour into a 9 x 5 inch loaf pan or an 8 x 8 square dish.
  4. Freeze overnight or up to 6 hours then scrape with a fork and add to a serving glass.
  • Category: dessert
  • Method: freezer
  • Cuisine: Italian

Keywords: rumchata, blueberries, dessert, frozen dessert, granita, party dessert, boozy dessert

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