Pineapple & Ginger Granita - Aussie Pineapples

Pineapple & Ginger Granita

pineapple and ginger granita

Serves 2-4.       Prep Time: 5 mins.       Cook: nil (4 hours freezing time).


  • 1 medium pineapple, skin on, cut in half horizontally
  • 4cm ginger, peeled and finely grated
  • 2 tbsp caster sugar
  • Fresh mint leaves to garnish


  1. Using a sharp knife, cut off the crown/top of the pineapple and then cut the pineapple in half. Carefully run the knife in a circle around the inside of the pineapple, about 1 cm from the skin. Cut out the inside core and remove. Using a spoon, scoop out the flesh.
  2. Set aside pineapple cups and cover with cling wrap (optional). Place pineapple flesh into a blender with ginger and caster sugar. Blend until smooth.
  3. pineapple mixture into a shallow tray and place in the freezer for 2 hours. Using a fork, fluff up frozen pineapple mixture and return to freezer. Repeat every 30 minutes for another 2 hours (4 hours freezing time total).
  4. Fluff up the granita with a fork before serving granita inside pineapple cups or glasses. Add fresh mint leaves to garnish and serve!

Tip: This pineapple granita will last up to one week in the freezer.

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