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Blood Orange Granita

Blood Orange Granita

How to make a simple granita using water, sugar, and fresh blood orange juice.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword blood oranges
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Freeze Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 8 ounces freshly squeezed blood orange juice
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons sugar


  • Combine the water and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat. Warm the water up just until all the sugar dissolves.
  • Remove from the heat. Add the blood orange juice. Mix to combine.
  • Pour into a shallow, wide aluminum square or rectangle baking pan. Place into the freezer.
  • Every 30 minutes, use a fork to scrap the mixture. Scrap both vertically and horizontally.
  • Repeat the process until completely frozen about 2 to 2 ½ hours.
  • For best results, serve the day of, or within a couple days.