Blood Orange Granita

Blood Orange Granita

 

Blood orange granita is the perfect sweet, tangy and refreshing treat.  This granita is a great palate cleanser or an after dinner dessert!  Either way you are going to fall in love with this refreshing concoction. Blood oranges are in season from December through May, though the exact months vary depending on what type of blood orange you’re buying. So if you still have access to blood oranges in your area give this granita a try.

Blood Orange Granita is the perfect sweet and tangy warm weather treat!

The color of these blood oranges is just amazing!  This dish is super easy to make and requires only 3 ingredients. It’s impossible to mess up.

Blood Orange Granita is the perfect sweet and tangy warm weather treat!

Juicing these blood oranges can be quite messy but so worth the clean up.  Wear an apron, you will thank me later.

Blood Orange Granita is the perfect sweet and tangy warm weather treat!

Zest one orange, then juice enough oranges to acquire 2 cups.  Dissolve water and sugar, set aside to cool.

Blood Orange Granita is the perfect sweet and tangy warm weather treat!

Combine sugar water, zest and orange juice.  Pour into a pan and freeze.  After an hour scrape with a fork and refreeze.  Do this until no juice remains and crystals have formed.

Blood Orange Granita is the perfect sweet and tangy warm weather treat!

This dessert is so simple, yet beautiful and elegant enough for a dinner party!

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Blood Orange Granita
 
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Blood orange granita is the perfect treat on a warm afternoon. They are sweet, tangy and so refreshing.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 cup water
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • 2 cups blood orange juice
  • Zest of one blood orange
Instructions
  1. Zest one orange.
  2. Juice the oranges.
  3. Stir the sugar into the water and heat on low until sugar dissolves. Set aside to cool.
  4. Combine sugar water, zest and juice in a 9x13 baking dish.
  5. Freeze for an hour, scrape with a fork to form crystals and re freeze. Repeat until no juice remains and crystals have formed.
  6. Using your fork, scrape and fluff the pan and add ice crystals to a serving dish.

Blood Orange Granita is the perfect sweet and tangy warm weather treat!

 

 

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  1. Reply

    Thanks. Will definitely be trying this!

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      Thank you for stopping by!

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    Thanks for submitting your Blood Orange Granitas recipe to the RTSTH community! It will be published this week and will be a part of our social media sharing! Feel free to submit any recipes or tutorials you’d like shared with our readers! -Melanie|RTSTH

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      Thank you, Melanie!

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    Yum this looks fabulous! Thanks for linking up to Merry Monday! Sharing on Twitter! Have a great week!
    Kim

  5. Reply

    I’ve never had blood orange before, but this looks incredible!
    Definitely going to be giving this one a try (:

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      We hadn’t either and it was fabulous!

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    That looks delicious and colorful , thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop, pinning and tweeting.

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