Orange Cream Granita

Southern Living
Orange Cream GranitaRecipe

Photo: Alison Miksch; Styling: Caroline M. Cunningham

Try this granita for a zesty and refreshing frozen treat. 

Makes 4 to 6 servings


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1 1/2 teaspoons orange zest
2 cups fresh orange juice (including pulp)
1/2 cup Simple Syrup
1/2 cup half-and-half
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Whipped cream (optional)
Chilled orange liqueur (such as Grand Marnier), optional


Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 4 Hours, 50 Minutes

Whisk together first 6 ingredients in a medium bowl; pour into a 9- x 5-inch loaf pan. Freeze 4 to 5 hours or until ice crystals form, stirring every hour. If desired, top each serving with whipped cream or a shot of chilled orange liqueur.

Created date

July 2015