Saturday, 28 April 2012

Granita Recipes and Instructions for Gourmet Delicious Slushy Ice Drinks

Granita Recipes & Instructions

Ok so you got your granita machine to make more delicious frozen drinks faster. Here are some granita recipes and instructions to help you get started.

Chai Tea Slushy:
1.    Pour two (2) quarts of hot water into a clean mixing container.
2.    Empty the entire package (3.5 lb. bag) into the container and stir with a wire whisk until completely dissolved. (See Big Train’s Chai selection here.)
3.    Add 5-6 quarts of cold water stir and pour into Granita machine.

Blended Ice Coffee – Frozen Blended Crème Frappes:
1.    Pour two (2) quarts of very hot water into a clean mixing container.
2.    Empty the entire package of (3.5 lb. bag) into the mixing container and stir with a wire whisk until completely dissolved. (Big Train’s Blended Ice Coffee selection here.)
3.    Add 5 quarts of cold water or coffee and pour into Granita machine

Real Fruit Smoothie Slushies:
1.    Mix 4 parts water to 1 part concentrate and pour into Granita machine. (See Big Train’s selection of Real Fruit Smoothies here.)

Granita Machine Gourmet Recipes and InstructionsGranita machines take approximately 1 hour of circulation before the product is ready to be served.  Please follow machine directions.

If your Granita Machine has multiple barrels, you will be able to make up 2 to 3 varieties and layer them or add sauces or syrups to create signature drinks.

Suggested Signature Drinks:
Fill cup ½ way with granita mix, add your choice of sauce or syrup, and then fill the cup the rest of the way with granita mix, stir and serve.
•    16 oz. Drinks
Add 1 to ½ oz. syrups or sauces
•    20 oz. Drinks
Add 1 ½ to 2 oz. syrups or sauces

Suggested Sauces and Syrups to add:
Chocolate Sauce        Caramel Sauce    White Chocolate Sauce        Strawberry Syrup        Orange Syrup        Cherry Syrup
Raspberry Syrup        Almond Syrup        Vanilla Syrup                Hazelnut Syrup        Coconut Syrup

 


Signature Granita Big Train Drink Recipes:

Base: Use Big Train Vanilla Bean Blended Crème Frappe Mix
•    Add Strawberry Syrup = Strawberry Shake
•    Add Orange Syrup = Creamy Orange
•    Add Cherry or Raspberry Syrup = Cherry or Raspberry Shake
•    Add Almond Syrup = Almond Shake
•    Add Chocolate Sauce = Chocolate Shake

For frozen coffee drinks try any of Big Train’s delicious Blended Ice Coffee Mixes as the base then experiment with syrups (but not required)

See all of Big Train’s Blended Ice Coffee mixes here.

Got a great granita gourmet drink recipe? We’d love to here from you! Or submit your prized yummy frozen slushy drink recipes here: http://blog.bigtrain.com/recipe-submission/.

For more information call 800 BIG TRAIN (244-8724) or go to http://www.BigTrain.com.