Make Delicious Passion Fruit Granita In Just Minutes

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If you have never tried passion fruit granita or Italian ice, it’s time to change that. No worries, because you can easily make it at home.

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Photos: Enriqueta Lemoine for Hispana Global

There is nothing as refreshing as ice cream, sorbets and granita (Italian ice), especially during the summer. Popsicles or paletas are also a crowd favorite. Italian ice or granitas are so easy to prepare and this passion fruit recipe will delight everybody in your family, which is why we are sharing it with you.

Making granitas is quite simple, minute really, but the entire process of scraping the flavored ice will require around two hours. This treat is made with just two or three ingredients. Citrus flavors such as tangerine, orange or lemon, are particularly refreshing and this passion fruit granita is delicious because of its natural acidity.

This passion fruit granita (or Italian ice) recipe is not only super refreshing, it is so yummy! Easily make it at home following 4 simple steps.Since passion fruit is not always available, I make this granita with passion fruit concentrate that you can buy at the grocery store, wholesale stores, and Hispanic stores. You can also try adapting the recipe using other tropical fruits such as guava and coconut.

 

Refreshing passion fruit granita or Italian Ice

Prep: 2 hrs

8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups thawed passion fruit concentrate
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1/3 cup sugar

Instructions

  • Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Stir until sugar dissolves completely.
  • Pour into a shallow container and freeze for 30 minutes.
  • Use a fork to unstick the frozen borders and freeze again for 30 minutes.
  • Again use the fork to unstick and break apart what is already frozen. Repeat the process every 30 minutes until you finish the granita. It should take you around 2 hours.

This passion fruit granita is so refreshing that it’s perfect for the summer. Let me know if you enjoy it as much as I do!

Yield: 8

Passion Fruit Granita

Passion Fruit Granita recipe
Prep Time 2 hours
Additional Time 2 hours
Total Time 4 hours

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ cups thawed passion fruit concentrate
  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1/3 cup sugar

Instructions

Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Stir until sugar dissolves
completely.

Pour into a shallow container and freeze for 30 minutes.

Use a fork to unstick the frozen borders and freeze again
for 30 minutes.

Again use the fork to unstick and break apart what is
already frozen. Repeat the process every 30 minutes until you finish the granita.

It should take you around 2 hours.



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This passion fruit granita (or Italian ice) recipe is not only super refreshing, it is so yummy! It's also so easy to make.

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