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
74
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
15g
17%
Carbohydrate, by difference
18g
14%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
6µg
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
72mg
96%
Calcium, Ca
24mg
2%
Choline, total
10mg
2%
Folate, total
38µg
10%
Magnesium, Mg
20mg
6%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
30mg
4%
Sodium, Na
8mg
1%
Water
180g
7%

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.