Save Recipe Print
Orange Granita
Total:
3 hr 25 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
6 servings, 3 cups
Level:
Intermediate
Total:
3 hr 25 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
6 servings, 3 cups
Level:
Intermediate

Ingredients

Directions

Cut the top off each orange, just enough to scoop out the pulp for later use. Discard tops and freeze empty orange shells.

NOTE: For easier scooping, roll the oranges by hand before cutting the tops, using a firm downward pressure to loosen the pulp.

In a colander, fine mesh strainer, or food mill, mash the orange pulp to remove as much juice as possible. Add additional juice, if necessary, to make 1 1/2 cups.

Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. When the sugar is totally dissolved, remove from heat and allow to cool. Add orange juice and orange liqueur.

Pour the mixture into a shallow glass dish and place level in the freezer for 2 to 3 hours, mixing gently with a fork every 20 minutes until it forms ice crystals and thickens. The frequent mixing will keep the granita from freezing into a solid block.

Fill orange shells with frozen granita mixture and serve immediately.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Get the recipe

Grilled Fish and Pineapple 01:02

Pineapple planks are your tasty solution for grilling fish filets.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Fruit Salad with Orange-Vanilla Syrup

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Orange Granita

Recipe courtesy of Wolfgang Puck

Mango Orange Lime Granita

Recipe courtesy of Ming Tsai

Orange Champagne Granita

Recipe courtesy of Donna Leahy

Blood Orange Granita

Recipe courtesy of Roger Mooking

Blood Orange Granita

Recipe courtesy of Wolfgang Puck|Jennifer Naylor

Moroccan Coffee Granita with Orange Water Cream Parfait

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Flay

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Get Cooking

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.