Raspberry granita with mint yogurt

Fruity, sweet dessert that can easily be prepared without an ice cream maker.


Difficulty: Easy

Time: 30 min. preparation time, 0 min. baking time

Nutrition: Calories ca 445 / Protein 4g / Carbohydr. 73g / Fat 2g

Ingredients (4 servings)

150 mlwater
150 gsugar
500 gfrozen raspberries
150 mlwhite wine
20 mlraspberry brandy
200 gnatural yogurt
50 gconfectioner’s sugar
10mint leaves


fork, zester, citrus juicer (optional), baking dish (approx. 25cm x 35cm), hand blender, strainer, large bowl, whisk, cooking spoon, freezer, cutting board, small sauce pan, knife, small bowl, ladle

Wine Tip

Chasselas, Ortenau, 2013
A typical wine from Baden with a neutral nose and light tones of nutmeg. Its harmonious acidity sets off the mint and raspberry aroma of this light dessert. Enjoy this wine between 9 – 11°C/50°F.

Step 1

Raspberry granita with mint yogurt

Zest lime and juice it.

zester, citrus juicer (optional)

1 lime

Step 2

Raspberry granita with mint yogurt

Boil water with sugar, add raspberries and let simmer for approx. 10 – 12 min. on low heat.

cooking spoon, small sauce pan

150 ml water / 150 g sugar / 500 g raspberries

Step 3

Raspberry granita with mint yogurt

Next, puree everything with the hand blender.

hand blender

Step 4

Raspberry granita with mint yogurt

Now strain the mixture through a strainer into a large bowl.

strainer, large bowl, ladle

Step 5

Raspberry granita with mint yogurt

Add white wine, raspberry brandy, lime juice, and lime zest and mix well with a whisk.


150 ml white wine / 20 ml raspberry brandy

Step 6

Raspberry granita with mint yogurt

Pour the liquid into a baking dish approx. 25cm x 35cm and put into the freezer.

baking dish, freezer

Step 7

Raspberry granita with mint yogurt

After approx. 2 – 3 hours, when the edges are partly frozen, stir the mixture once with a fork. Then, leave in the freezer for at least an additional 2 – 3 hours to solidify.


Step 8

Raspberry granita with mint yogurt

For the mint yogurt, mix natural yogurt with confectioner’s sugar and the lime juice. Cut the mint leaves into thin strips and fold into the yogurt.

cutting board, knife, small bowl

200 g yogurt / 50 g confectioner’s sugar / 0.5 lime / 10 mint leaves