Recipes and Cooking Spiced Zinfandel Granita with Grapes and Cream Be the first to rate & review! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 12, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Prep Time: 20 mins Freeze Time: 4 hrs 30 mins Total Time: 4 hrs 50 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 1/2 cup granita and 1 tablespoon grapes each Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 2 cup red zinfandel or other dry red wine ½ cup sugar ½ cup water 2 3x1-inch strips orange peel ½ cup orange juice 6 inches stick cinnamon ¾ cup pressurized whipped dairy dessert topping (optional) ½ cup seedless red or green grapes, halved Directions In a small saucepan combine wine, sugar, the water, orange peel, orange juice, and stick cinnamon. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 8 minutes. Cool to room temperature. Strain mixture through a fine-mesh sieve into a 2- or 3-quart metal or glass pan; discard solids. Cover and freeze about 1 hour or until edges are frozen. Scrape surface with the tines of a fork, pulling from the edges into the center. Freeze about 3 1/2 hours more or until the entire mixture resembles shaved ice, scraping the surface every 30 minutes. To serve, spoon 1/2 cup of the granita into each serving glass or bowl. Top with whipped topping (if desired) and grapes. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 115 Calories 18g Carbs Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 115 % Daily Value * Sodium 1mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 18g 7% Total Sugars 15g Vitamin C 10mg 50% Calcium 10.1mg 1% Potassium 52mg 1% Folate, total 4mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.