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pineapple mint granita

Pineapple Mint Granita with Rum

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  • Author: Girl Versus Dough
  • Prep Time: 8 hours 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 8 hours 15 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


  • 3 cups chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 cup chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons light rum


  1. To blender, add chopped pineapple. Cover and blend on high speed 1 minute until smooth. Strain pineapple puree into measuring cup. Measure out 3/4 cup pineapple juice and add to medium saucepan. Discard remaining juice and puree.
  2. Add chopped mint, sugar and water to pineapple juice in saucepan. Bring to boil over medium-high heat; cook 1 minute, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat. Stir in rum.
  3. Strain mixture into 8-inch baking dish, removing any excess mint leaves. Cool completely. Cover and freeze at least 8 hours.
  4. When ready to serve, scrape mixture with fork until fluffy. Serve immediately.