See how to turn fresh strawberries into an amazing frozen dessert. To make this strawberry granita, simply add fresh strawberries, sugar, and water to a blender and whirl until completely smooth. You can also add a few optional (but recommended) ingredients: a pinch of salt, a splash of balsamic vinegar, and a wee bit of lemon juice. Pour the strawberry mixture into a nice wide pan and freeze it. In the video, you’ll see Chef John's patented fork-scraping technique for creating perfect little granules of strawberry ice. It's so easy! You’ll also see his technique for quickly trimming the tops off strawberries. Watch the video, then get Chef John's recipe for Fresh Strawberry Granita. Beautiful, impressive, and incredibly delicious, it’s the perfect summer dessert.