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Category: Desserts

Orange granita with passion fruit

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Total time: 10 minutes plus 3 to 4 hours freezing time | Serves 6
Note: From Donna Hay Magazine, right, summer 2006. Passion fruits are available at farmers markets and selected supermarkets.
  • 1/2 cup superfine sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely grated orange rind
  • 3 to 4 passion fruits, halved

Step 1Place the sugar and 1 cup water in a medium saucepan over low heat and stir until the sugar is dissolved. Add the orange juice and orange rind and stir to combine.

Step 2Pour the mixture into a shallow (11-by-17-inch) glass baking dish, cover with plastic wrap and place in the freezer for 1 hour.

Step 3After 1 hour, use a fork to rake the top of the granita. Return to the freezer for another hour. Repeat every hour for 3 to 4 hours or until set.

Step 4Top the granita with passion fruit and serve.

Each of 6 servings:
104 calories; 1 gram protein; 26 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram fiber; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 4 mg. sodium.
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