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Sparkler Granita

Sparkler Granita

It’s time to celebrate the end of 2021! For a refreshing New Year treat, enjoy the Sparkler Granita made with Seagram’s Escapes Strawberry Guava, sparkling rosé, and white cranberry juice for a refreshing way to ring in 2022.

I partnered with Seagram’s Escapes to mix up this Sparkler Granita recipe! Recipe and ideas are my own.

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The Perfect New Year Treat – The Sparkler Granita

Granita is a semi-frozen dessert made from just a few ingredients. This icy treat is originally from Italy where it’s popular to eat at any time of the day and year-round. Granita is similar to sorbet, but more crystalized with a crunchier texture. The base of it usually consists of fruit juice, but the beauty of granita is that it can be made from many different ingredients. So, you can get creative and make your own version since the process is super simple. So, if you’ve never made granita before, this is your sign! Enjoy something fresh, frozen, and exciting, like the Spakler Granita!

I can’t believe 2021 is over and we’re heading into 2022. It feels like this year went by in a blink of an eye. Now, it’s time to get your party dresses on, pop some bubbly, and celebrate the new year. And for this occasion, I’m excited to try something unique for my New Year’s celebration, like this Sparkling Granita! 

Sparkler Granita

Ingredients for the Sparkler Granita

Granita is all about simplicity. Grab a few ingredients from your supermarket, mix, and freeze. That’s it! Check out what I used to create this spiked New Year treat.

  • Seagram’s Escapes Strawberry Guava: I used a bottle of Seagram’s Escapes Strawberry Guava as the base. For flavorful notes of ripe strawberries and sweet guava, this is the perfect flavor. 
  • Sparkling rosé: Add in a bit of this ingredient, for some sweeter, crips notes. For this recipe, I used Mumm Napa Brut Rosé because of its fruit-forward taste which includes flavors of dark cherries and red berries. 
  • White cranberry juice: For a lightly sweetened addition, include white cranberry juice. I used Ocean Spray White Cranberry Juice. You can also use regular cranberry juice for this recipe.
  • Strawberries, mint sprig, and sparkler picks: top your delicious granita with a slice of strawberry, mint sprig, and don’t forget the festive sparkler pick for the celebration.
Sparkler Granita

What is Seagram’s Escapes?

Seagram’s Escapes is a bottled beverage with a variety of sweet tropical flavors. The Seagram’s Escapes Strawberry Guava has a lower ABV of 3.2% which makes it easy to mix with other ingredients or sip on solo. 

Find the Strawberry Guava flavor near you, or check out other Seagram’s Escapes products. They offer a wide range of delicious flavors like Jamaican Me Happy, Calypso Colada, Wild Berries, or Bahama Mama. Find the tropical flavor that you enjoy and don’t forget to try creating your own granita with it! 

Sparkler Granita

How To Make the Sparkler Granita

The Sparkler Granita can be whisked together in three simple steps. All you have to do is mix your ingredients, freeze, and scoop. The hardest part about this recipe will be waiting for the mixture to freeze! Something to note: alcohol melts very quickly, so once your granita is frozen and scooped into your preferred dish, enjoy it immediately. 

For the Sparkler Granita recipe, start by adding the Seagram’s Escapes Strawberry Guava, sparkling rosé, and white cranberry juice to a shallow container and whisk to combine. Then, pop this mixture in the freezer for 5-6 hours. Try and resist the urge to check on it frequently as opening the freezer might delay this process (trust me, from experience). 

Then, remove the frozen mixture from the freezer and scrape the granita with a fork or spoon, breaking apart any large pieces. The granita should be dry and flaky in texture. Scoop into 3 or 4 coupe glasses and garnish with a strawberry, mint sprig, and sparkler pick. Enjoy!

Sparkler Granita

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Sparkler Granita

This Sparkler Granita is made with Seagram’s Escapes Strawberry Guava, sparkling rosé, white cranberry juice for an icy treat that is perfect for ringing in the new year with.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 hrs
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: New Year’s Eve Treat
Yield: 4

Equipment

  • Shallow container
  • Whisk
  • Fork or spoon
  • Coupe glasses or small serving bowls

Materials

  • 1 bottle Seagram’s Escapes Strawberry Guava
  • 1 cup sparkling rosé
  • 1 cup white cranberry juice
  • Garnish: strawberries, mint, sparkler picks

Instructions

  • Add Seagram’s Escapes Strawberry Guava, sparkling rosé and white cranberry juice to a shallow container and whisk to combine.
  • Freeze for 5-6 hours.
  • Remove from the freezer and scrape the granita with a fork or spoon, breaking apart any large pieces. The granita should be dry and flaky in texture. Scoop into 3 or 4 coupe glasses and garnish with a strawberry, mint sprig and sparkler pick. Enjoy immediately!

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