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
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