Citrus Granita

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4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)


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1 1/4 cups water
1/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
Pirouette cookies (optional)
Mint sprigs (optional)


Combine first 4 ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil, and cook over medium-high heat 1 minute or until sugar dissolves, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; cool. Pour mixture into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish; cover and freeze at least 8 hours or until firm.

Remove mixture from freezer; scrape entire mixture with tines of a fork until fluffy. Store remaining granita in a container; cover and freeze up to 1 month. Garnish with a pirouette cookie and a mint sprig, if desired.

Created date

December 1998

Nutritional Information

Calories 76
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 19.6 g
Fiber 0.0 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 0.0 mg
Calcium 2 mg