Pineapple Granité

Ingredients (5)

  • 1 medium pineapple (about 3 pounds), peeled, cored, and coarsely chopped (about 5 cups)
  • 1 1/4 cups water
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
Try Amazon Fresh
Nutritional Information
  • Calories251
  • Fat0.26g
  • Saturated fat0.02g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs65.09g
  • Fiber2.95g
  • Sugar58.07g
  • Protein1.15g
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium5.45mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (4 servings) Powered by

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.

Pineapple Granité

A study in proportions, granité is nothing more than fruit, sugar, and liquid, and the variation of these few factors means the difference between a slushy and a granular treat. Because pineapple juice is often overly sweet, and because we like the texture the actual fruit provides, we blended up a whole pineapple for this dish. Doing this extends preparation by a few minutes, but our granité is still an easy, no-fail recipe that’s a guilt-free way to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Game plan: Once made, the granité can be stored in the freezer in a container with a tightfitting lid for up to 2 weeks.

This recipe was featured as part of our Post-Holiday Recovery Menu.


  1. 1Combine all ingredients in the bowl of a food processor and process until smooth, about 2 minutes.
  2. 2Pour mixture into a 13-by-9-inch dish and freeze, uncovered, until just set but not frozen completely, about 2 1/2 hours. Rake through mixture with a fork to break up any large chunks.
  3. 3Return to the freezer and rake again when thoroughly set, about 2 hours more. Transfer to a container with a tightfitting lid and store in the freezer for up to 2 weeks.
Load Comments

Recommended from Chowhound

19 Great Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren't Pie
Food and Cooking

19 Great Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren't Pie

by Caitlin M. O'Shaughnessy | When the usual pie lineup feels boring and uninspired for your dessert repertoire, you've got to make...

How to Bake Three Amazing Pies in One Morning

How to Bake Three Amazing Pies in One Morning

by Jordana Cohen | Thanksgiving is prime time for pies, but it's hard to choose—and not just between pumpkin and pecan...

The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving

The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving

by Kristin Donnelly | The best way to cook a stress-free dinner is to think ahead, which is why we've created this comprehensive...