Recipes and Cooking Citrus Granita Be the first to rate & review! Healthier than ice cream, this tangy citrus granita is just as tasty. Choose lemon, lime, or orange, and enjoy this healthy frozen dessert! By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on May 3, 2019 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Blaine Moats Prep Time: 15 mins Freeze Time: 6 hrs Stand Time: 10 mins Total Time: 6 hrs 25 mins Servings: 2 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¾ cup orange juice 2 tablespoon sugar* 2 tablespoon lemon juice or lime juice ½ of a medium orange, peeled, sectioned, and finely chopped ½ of a small lemon or lime, peeled, sectioned, and finely chopped Lemon, lime, and/or orange wedges (optional) Fresh mint sprigs (optional) Directions In a small saucepan, combine orange juice and sugar. Cook and stir over medium heat just until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice. Pour into a 4-cup freezer container. Stir in chopped orange and chopped lemon. Freeze, uncovered, for 2 hours, stirring and scraping frozen mixture from sides of container every 20 minutes. Cover with foil and freeze, without stirring, about 4 hours or until firm. To serve, let stand at room temperature for 10 minutes. Using a metal spoon, scrape across surface; spoon into dessert dishes. If desired, serve with lemon wedges and/or fresh mint sprigs. *Sugar Substitutes: Choose from Splenda granular, Equal Spoonful or packets, or Sweet 'N Low bulk or packets. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 2 tablespoons sugar. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 113 Calories 30g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 2 Calories 113 % Daily Value * Sodium 2mg 0% Total Carbohydrate 30g 11% Protein 1g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.