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Citrus Granita

BECKY LUIGART-STAYNER
Yield 7 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)
You can serve this granita with the Lemon-Poached Oranges, although either dish tastes great by itself.

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup fresh lemon juice (about 4 lemons)
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup fresh orange juice (about 4 oranges)

Nutrition Information

  • calories 66
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.2 g
  • carbohydrate 17.2 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 0.0 mg
  • calcium 3 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Cook for 1 minute or until sugar dissolves; stir constantly. Remove from heat; cool. Pour into a 13 x 9-inch baking dish. Cover; freeze at least 8 hours or until firm.

  2. Remove dish from freezer, and scrape the entire mixture with a fork until fluffy. Store the remaining granita in an airtight container; cover and freeze up to 1 month.