Pineapple & Rum Granita with Tropical Fruit

Pineapple & Rum Granita with Tropical Fruit
Beat the heat with this tropical frozen dessert. It's so easy to prepare, and best served with your favourite summertime fruits.

Serves 8

½ cup caster sugar

½ cup white rum

2 x 440g cans crushed pineapple

fresh tropical fruit, such as passionfruit, mango, watermelon, papaya, and lime, to serve

1 Place sugar, 1 cup of water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Cook, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Increase heat to high and bring to the boil for 2 minutes, or until syrupy.

2 Let cool, then stir in rum and pineapple. Pour into an 8-cup-capacity metal container and freeze for 
1 hour.

3 Rake granita with a fork, freeze for another hour, and repeat this process 2-3 more times until granita sets. Serve with sliced tropical fruit.


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