Citrus-Ginger Granita


Simple and delicious. Drizzle with a bit of vanilla yogurt for a creamy touch.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
6 hrs
Total Time:
6 hrs 15 mins
8 servings


  • ¾ cup water

  • ¾ cup white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons grated fresh ginger

  • 2 lemons, zested

  • 2 limes, zested

  • 5 cups orange juice


  1. Stir water, sugar, ginger, lemon zest, and lime zest together in a saucepan over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves and mixture is bubbling, 5 to 10 minutes; cool slightly.

  2. Stir the ginger mixture an orange juice together in a pitcher; pour into a 9x13-inch baking dish.

  3. Place dish in the freezer; scrape and stir orange juice mixture with a fork once every hour until granita is evenly frozen and crystallized, about 6 hours.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

145 Calories
0g Fat
36g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 145
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 3mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 32g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 81mg 406%
Calcium 22mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 324mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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