Grapefruit Granita Recipe


Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Honey1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Water2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Grapefruit juice4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Freshly squeezed lemon juice2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 326 Calories from Fat 2

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.25 g0.39%

Saturated Fat 0.04 g0.18%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5.6 mg0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 85 g28.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.43 g1.7%

Sugars 84.2 g

Protein 1 g3%

Vitamin A 0.6% Vitamin C 160.8%

Calcium 2.8% Iron 4.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a medium saucepan, boil the honey and water together, stirring constantly for 2 minutes.
2) Allow to cool, then stir in rest of the ingredients.
3) In an ice cream maker, process the mixture in 2 batches as per directions.
4) Alternately in a large pan, turn the mixture and freeze until pulpy.
5) Remove from freezer, beat thoroughly and then return to freezer.
6) Repeat this twice, then spoon the mixture in two 1-quart containers and freeze until serving time.

7) Serve the frozen Grapefruit Granita in sherbet or cocktail glasses.