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Piña Colada Granita

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.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

  • Yield: 16 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 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)

Preparation

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

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 64
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 1.7g
  • Saturated fat: 1.5g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.5g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.7g
  • Fiber: 0.4g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0mg
  • Iron: 0.2mg
  • Sodium: 5mg
  • Calcium: 10mg
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