Piña Colada Granita

Granita is the Italian word for an ice, a frozen mixture of water, sugar, and some type of flavoring. This one is sweetened with pineapple juice instead of sugar and tastes like a frozen piña colada.


16 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 64
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 1.7 g
Satfat 1.5 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 9.7 g
Fiber 0.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 5 mg
Calcium 10 mg


1 (8-ounce) can pineapple chunks in juice, undrained
3 cups pineapple juice
1/2 cup cream of coconut
1/3 cup dark rum
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon coconut extract
Mint sprigs (optional)


1. Place pineapple chunks in a blender or food processor; process until smooth. Combine pineapple, 3 cups pineapple juice, and next 4 ingredients in a 13 x 9-inch baking dish; cover and freeze at least 8 hours or until firm.

2. Remove frozen pineapple mixture from freezer. Scrape entire mixture with a fork until fluffy. Spoon mixture into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze up to 1 month. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.

carbo rating: 9

The Complete Step-by-Step Low Carb Cookbook,

Oxmoor House

January 2005
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