Last Updated on June 8, 2023 by Leah Hall
Boozy Pineapple Mint Granita is super refreshing and really easy to make! A perfect semi-frozen treat for hot summer days.
Boozy Pineapple Mint Granita is such a perfect drink for hot days! Is it a drink, is it a dessert? Does it matter?
It’s so tasty and refreshing. It’s really an adult slushy that will cool you down on hot summer days. This boozy Pineapple Mint Granita is made with fresh pineapple juice, rum, and mint.
It’s so easy to make and perfect to have in the freezer for hot days! Although, we love it in the fall and winter, too! You don’t need an ice cream maker or popsicle molds, only a fork! Using that fork you have a delicious cold treat in only a few hours.No special equipment required. Score!
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- Golden Rum
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This pineapple mint granita is accompanied by some golden rum! Boozy and flavorful, this icy dessert is a great treat!
- 2 cups pineapple, peeled and cubed
- 1/2 cup fresh mint, torn up
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 3 ounces gold rum
- Put pineapple in food procesor or blender. Cover and blend on high speed 1 minute until smooth. Strain pineapple puree into measuring cup. Use 3/4 cup pineapple juice and add to small saucepan.
- Add mint, sugar and water to juice in saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium high. Cook 1 minute, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat. Stir in rum.
- Strain mixture into 8 inch baking dish, removing mint leaves. Cool completely.
- Scrape mixture with fork until fluffy every hour for 4 hours. Serve immediately.
You can use canned pineapple juice, but fresh will taste better and seems to freeze better as well.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 244Total Fat: .1gSodium: 2mgCarbohydrates: 47.8gFiber: 1.5gSugar: 44.2gProtein: .6g
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