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Easy Fruity Granita

  • April 22, 2014
  • 8:00 am
Easy Fruity Granita

Granita is Italian for “grain,” and the word “grainy” perfectly describes the texture of this style of Italian ice. We recommend scraping the granita with a fork just before serving.


  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup orange juice or your favorite juice or fruit nectar


1. Bring water to a simmer in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool completely.

2. Add juice and stir to combine.

3. Transfer mixture to an 8-inch square cake pan or a plastic container with a tight-fitting lid to avoid spills. Freeze. Scrape with a fork.

Per serving: 125 Calories, 0g Fat, 0 mg Cholesterol, 1mg Sodium, 32g Carbohydrate, 0g Fiber, 0.5g Protein

This recipe is by Karen Berman and originally appeared as Fruity Granita on with photography by Jessica Merchant.

For more granitas on, check out the following:

Strawberry Wine Granita

Easy Lemonade Granita

Espresso Granita

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1:18PM PDT on Jun 2, 2014

looks delicous!!!!

10:09AM PDT on Jun 2, 2014

Thanks for sharing.

12:00AM PDT on May 30, 2014

Thank you for sharing.

2:04PM PDT on May 8, 2014

Thank you for sharing.

2:28AM PDT on May 8, 2014

Cool :)

12:55PM PDT on May 7, 2014

These look great!

6:04AM PDT on May 4, 2014


3:21PM PDT on May 2, 2014

Sounds good,thanks for sharing

1:57AM PDT on May 2, 2014

Thank you :)

9:09PM PDT on Apr 29, 2014


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