How to Make Pineapple Granita

Here's an easy, fresh recipe that can be made without an ice cream machine It's a rustic ice. Delicious, and super easy to whip up. Nothing fancy here.

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How to Make Pineapple Granita Recipe
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if you've never had one, granitas originally come from Sicily, but over the years they've worked their way up The Boot and all over Italy.

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They're usually made up of fruit, water/juice and sugar. It's what's known as an Italian ice, but the true Sicilian granita always has a much grainier or coarser texture.

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Take your pineapples'  hat off.

Take your pineapples' hat off.

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Cut it in half lengthwise.

Cut it in half lengthwise.

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Take the core out and cut out pieces of meat.

Take the core out and cut out pieces of meat.

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Put the pineapple in a food processor or blender.

Put the pineapple in a food processor or blender.

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Grind it into a puree, add the sugar as this keeps it from freezing into a solid block of ice, and pour it into a 13 x 12  baking dish.

Grind it into a puree, add the sugar as this keeps it from freezing into a solid block of ice, and pour it into a 13 x 12 baking dish.

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Put the whole thing into your freezer.

Put the whole thing into your freezer.

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Rake it with a fork every 30 minutes or so to break it into icy crystals. Do this until it's the texture you want, to  scoop it into serving dishes.

Rake it with a fork every 30 minutes or so to break it into icy crystals. Do this until it's the texture you want, to scoop it into serving dishes.

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Serve it up!

Serve it up!

Ingredients

1 pineapple 
2 Tablespoons sugar 
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