Earl Grey And Blueberry Slushie Floats

Summer just got a teensy bit more bearable with these delicious, ice cold, vegan-friendly showstoppers
Earl Grey And Blueberry Slushie Floats
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Earl Grey And Blueberry Slushie Floats
July 16, 2019
Preparation Time 20 minutes (plus freezing time)
Cooking Time 5 minutes
Serves 4
PHOTO BY Hein Van Tonder
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton

INGREDIENTS

For the blueberry granita

500ml spinneysFOOD Bottled Drinking Water
115g spinneysFOOD Maple Syrup or spinneysFOOD Honey
500g spinneysFOOD Blueberries
1 lime, juiced

For the Earl Grey soda

250ml boiling water
3 spinneysFOOD Earl Grey Tea bags
¾ cup spinneysFOOD Honey or spinneysFOOD Maple Syrup
1 lemon, juiced

To serve

4 cups sparkling water
Frozen blueberries and lemon slices

METHOD

  • 1

    To make the granita, pour the water, syrup, berries and lime juice into a blender and blitz until smooth 3 While the granita freezes, brew the tea. Pour the boiling water over the tea bags and leave to steep for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags, squeezing the excess liquid from the bags

  • 2

    Pour into a 20cm x 30cm shallow metal tin and freeze for 6 hours or overnight, until frozen solid

  • 3

    While the granita freezes, brew the tea. Pour the boiling water over the tea bags and leave to steep for 5 minutes. Remove the tea bags, squeezing the excess liquid from the bags

  • 4

    Pour the tea into a small pot and add the honey and lemon juice. Bring to a boil and simmer until it’s slightly thickened – about 10-15 minutes. Pour into a jug and refrigerate until completely cool

  • 5

    To serve, take the granita out of the freezer and, using a fork, rake the granita and distribute between 6 glasses. Drizzle the Earl Grey syrup over and top with sparkling water

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