Recipe courtesy of Mina Newman

Moroccan Mint Tea Granita

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  • Total: 5 hr
  • Prep: 5 hr
  • Yield: 6 servings
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6 teaspoons Moroccan tea** (See Cook's Note)

1 1/2 teaspoons orange blossom water**

3 bunches fresh mint

2 cups sugar

1/2 cup honey

4 quarts water

2 drops green food coloring


  1. In a large pot bring all ingredients to a boil, except food coloring. Remove from heat and allow to steep for 10 minutes. Strain and add coloring. Freeze with a metal whisk in mixture. During freezing, whisk periodically to add iciness and a grainy texture to the granita

Cook’s Note

**These ingredients can be found in specialty food stores.