Total Time
35mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Can be made with fresh or bottled carrot juice.

Directions

  1. In a pitcher or other pourable container, combine the carrot juice and brown sugar, stirring until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  2. Refrigerate until cold.
  3. Freeze in 1 or 2 batches in an ice cream maker by following the manufacturer’s instructions.
  4. When finished, the granita will be soft and have the consistency of a sorbet.
  5. Transfer to a freezer-safe container and freeze for several hours.
  6. To serve, scrape the top of the granita with a heavy ice cream spade or scoop, to create shaved ice crystals; serve in small chilled dishes.
  7. *Carrot Apple Granita: substitiute 1 ½ cups clear apple juice for 1 ½ cups carrot juice; proceed as directed.
  8. *Carrot Cranberry Granita: substitute 1 ½ cups cranberry juice for 1 ½ cups carrot juice; proceed as directed.

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