Tropical Citrus Granita

Yield: 6 Servings

Tropical Citrus Granita

Canadian summer heat can reach tropical heights, so why not take the whole family on an easy island getaway with a Tropical Citrus Granita? Much less expensive and labour intensive than an actual trip down south, this fun mango and coconut frozen delight – developed by Minute Maid in partnership with the Canadian Living Test kitchen – will make everyone smile on a hot day. If you enjoy this creation, check out other summertime-inspired recipes at


  • 1 can Mango Punch frozen concentrate, mixed with 2 cans water
  • 2-200mL tetra boxes ofTropical Orange 100% Juice.
  • Coconut Cream
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 ¼ cups coconut water
  • 1 cup canned coconut cream


  1. Stir together the orange juice, mango punch and water. Pour into large shallow glass baking dish.
  2. In small saucepan (or a small microwave bowl) heat water with sugar until dissolved. Whisk together with coconut water and coconut cream. Pour into shallow glass baking dish.
  3. Place both dishes in the freezer for 2 hours. Remove from freezer, scrape edges and mix with a fork. Return to freezer, scraping every hour until no liquid remains, 6-7 hours total. Layer fruit granita on bottom of glass, followed by coconut mixture, and another layer of fruit granita on top. Garnish with tropical fruit.


Per approx. 1 1/2 cups (12 oz.) serving: about 267 cal, 2 g pro, 9 g total fat (8 g sat. fat), 48 g carb (2 g dietary fibre, 45 g sugar), 0 mg chol, 91 mg sodium, 262 mg potassium. % RDI: 1% calcium, 3% iron, 115% vit C, 4% folate.

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