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.

Recipe by Oxmoor House January 2005


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16 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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  • 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.

  • 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


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Nutrition Facts

64 calories; fat 1.7g; saturated fat 1.5g; protein 0.5g; carbohydrates 9.7g; fiber 0.4g; iron 0.2mg; sodium 5mg; calcium 10mg.