• Blood orange granita (Donna Hay: Fast, Fresh, Simple)Source: Donna Hay: Fast, Fresh, Simple

Blissfully refreshing, this is the easiest icy treat around. Plus, there's no rule against adding a touch of your favourite liqueur. 

Serves
4

Preparation

5min

Cooking

5min

Skill level

Easy
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Ingredients

  • 1⅓ cups (330 ml) water
  • 1 cup (220 g) caster (superfine) sugar
  • 2 cups (500 ml) blood orange juice

Cook's notes

Oven temperatures are for conventional; if using fan-forced (convection), reduce the temperature by 20˚C. | We use Australian tablespoons and cups: 1 teaspoon equals 5 ml; 1 tablespoon equals 20 ml; 1 cup equals 250 ml. | All herbs are fresh (unless specified) and cups are lightly packed. | All vegetables are medium size and peeled, unless specified. | All eggs are 55-60 g, unless specified.

Instructions

Freezing time: 4 hours

1. Place the water and sugar in a saucepan over low heat and stir until sugar dissolves. Set aside to cool.

2. Combine the sugar syrup with the juice and pour into a metal container. Freeze the juice mixture for 4 hours or until set.

3. To serve, rake the granita with a fork and spoon into serving glasses.