Lemon & lime crush

Try this lemony ice dessert, just five ingredients and packed full of lemon and lime goodness

  • Prep:20 mins
    Plus cooling and freezing
  • Serves 4
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 255
  • fat 0.1g
  • saturates 0g
  • carbs 67g
  • sugars 67g
  • fibre 0g
  • protein 0g
  • salt 0.01g


  • 6 lemons
  • 6 limes
  • 1 large stick lemongrass
  • 4 lime leaves, optional
  • 250g sugar


  1. Zest 2 of the lemons and 2 of the limes. Juice all the fruits and keep the empty shells to serve the granita. Tip the juice, zest, lemongrass, lime leaf (if using), and sugar into a bowl. Pour over 500ml boiling water. Stir everything together until the sugar has dissolved, then leave to cool and infuse. Strain the lemon syrup into a tray and freeze as stated. Place the lemon and lime halves in the freezer and fill with granita to serve.

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