Ginger Cider Granita


  • 12 ounces Honeycrisp or Cellar Block hard cider

  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger

  • Juice from 1 lime

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • Pinch salt


  1. Combine all ingredients in blender and blend until smooth.

  2. Pour contents of blender into wide metal or glass dish and place in freezer.

  3. Every 30 minutes, remove dish and scrape juice with fork. Return to freezer and repeat until juice turns into solid ice crystals.

  4. Serve in glass or over raw oysters-on-the-half-shell.

| Adapted from Cider Scene