Orange Granita

When you need a cool and refreshing snack, there’s nothing like a snow cone. But if you can’t wait for the ice...
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Orange Granita

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Orange Granita

When you need a cool and refreshing snack, there’s nothing like a snow cone. But if you can’t wait for the ice cream truck, try making this simple orange granita instead. 

4
Servings
94
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 4  Cups  freshly squeezed orange juice
  • ½  Cup  sugar

Directions

Add the sugar to the freshly squeezed orange juice, stir, and let the mixture sit for 15 minutes so that the sugar dissolves. Stir again to ensure the sugar is well-incorporated.

Then, pour the orange juice into a wide, shallow, freezer-safe dish. Put the dish in the freezer. After 45 minutes, take the dish out of the freezer and stir it with a fork. Return the dish to the freezer.

After 30 minutes, take the dish out of the freezer and stir with the fork again before returning the dish to the freezer.

Continue freezing the granita, stirring it with a fork every 30 minutes, until completely frozen, about 3 to 4 hours total.

Nutritional Facts

Sugar
17g
19%
Carbohydrate, by difference
23g
18%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
4µg
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
67mg
89%
Calcium, Ca
280mg
28%
Choline, total
12mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
38µg
10%
Magnesium, Mg
22mg
7%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
94mg
13%
Sodium, Na
4mg
0%
Vitamin D (D2 + D3)
2µg
13%
Water
174g
6%

Orange Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Orange Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.