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Easiest Pineapple Granita

  • Author: Julie
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 1 quart 1x


Use this granita on top of vanilla bean ice cream for a fresh and light dessert. The recipe for my vanilla bean ice cream is located here.


  • 1 pineapple, pureed
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Vidal Gourmet Ice Wine Syrup
  • mint leaves for garnish


  1. Place the sugar + 1/2 cup of water in a saucepan and heat just until the sugar dissolves. Set aside to cool.
  2. Cut your pineapple into chunks and add into a blender with the syrup.
  3. Pour the pureed pineapple mixture into a large resealable plastic bag and lay flat in your freezer. Freeze overnight.
  4. Before serving, remove the bag from the freezer and while the granita is still in the bag, smash bag on a hard surface or break up using your hands.
  5. Scoop vanilla bean ice cream into 4 martini glasses, Add a scoop of granita on top of the ice cream. Drizzle with ice wine syrup. Garnish with a mint leaf.
  • Prep Time: 15 mins