A cold, slushy treat during a polar vortex when the wind chill is -13F? Yup! It’s sweet and refreshing (especially if you’ve got the heat cranked up toasty inside). Plus, I can’t resist alliteration. And February is National Grapefruit Month, too!
You can use any fruit juice as-is, or adulterate with added water and sugar (if needed to balance out something acidic like grapefruit). For the latter route, you can also just cheat and use a fruit drink like Spring, Prigat, Tapuzina, or Mitz-Paz.
Place it in the freezer in a container with extra headroom (I love the quart-sized plastic deli containers) and stir with a fork every 30-45 minutes until slushy. That’s it. Once it’s ready, drizzle some grenadine over and serve.
I like to make my own grenadine with fresh pomegranate, sugar, pomegranate moleasses, and rosewater (here’s a basic recipe), but feel free to use storebought (just be aware most are basically colored sugar water).