Sicilian Almond Granita

How to make the typical Sicilian summer dessert


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INGREDIENTS
- 500 ml Dalli Cardillo Almond Milk drink
- 150/200 g sugar
- 300 ml water

 

PREPARATION
Pour the water and the sugar into a small saucepan and cook until the sugar is completely dissolved. Let the syrup cool down and add it to the Dalli Cardillo Almond Milk drink. Once the two mixtures are mixed together, pour into a plastic or metal container and put it in the freezer for at least six hours: for a better result, stir the mixture thoroughly every 30/60 minutes to obtain granita with a granulated texture. Alternatively, if you have an ice-cream machine, pour the mixture into it and after obtaining the desired texture the granita can be consumed immediately; it is possible to enrich it with crushed almonds and taste it together with a brioche or a piece of cake.


DALLI CARDILLO ALMOND MILK: A SICILIAN DRINK FOR ALL SEASONS AND A GREAT INGREDIENT FOR MANY RECIPES
We make it well in Sicily... or rather, we make it better! Indeed, the original recipe of almond milk dates back to the Middle Ages and was handed down to posterity by Sicilian monks. Ready to drink, thirst-quenching, refreshing and energy-giving, Dalli Cardillo's Almond Milk Drink is 100% vegetable, gluten-free, lactose-free and cholesterol-free. Therefore, it is suitable for consumers of any age and nutritional needs: sportspeople, people intolerant to lactose, vegans, vegetarians or... people who just want a healthy and light diet! Dalli Cardillo Almond Milk Drink should be served cold - making sure to shake the carton well before use. Also suitable as an addition to tea or coffee (both hot and cold) for a good breakfast or a nice break during the day, it can also be used in many recipes for chocolate, shakes, frappés, sorbets, granita, ice cream, semifreddo and cakes. Once the carton has been opened, keep it in the fridge and consume it within 3-4 days.