Fruity Granita

  • Yield 4 servings

Granita is Italian for “grain,” and the word “grainy” perfectly describes the texture of this style of Italian ice.

Fruity Granita
Jessica Merchant

Scrape the granita with a fork just before serving.


2 cups water
1 cup sugar
1 cup orange juice or your favorite juice or fruit nectar


  1. Bring water to a simmer in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add sugar and stir until dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool completely.
  2. Add juice and stir to combine.
  3. Transfer mixture to an 8-inch square cake pan or a plastic container with a tight-fitting lid to avoid spills. Freeze. Scrape with a fork.

Recipe by Karen Berman


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