Cheat's granita

  • 10 mins preparation
  • Serves 2
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Cheat's granita
  • 1/2 large ripe pineapple, peeled, cored and cut into pieces
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, seeds only
  • 250 gram ice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon pomegranate seeds


Cheat's granita
  • 1
    Place the pineapple, lime juice and vanilla seeds into a blender and blitz to puree.
  • 2
    Add the ice to the blender and process until smooth.
  • 3
    Top with the pomegranate seeds and serve immediately.


On a hot summer's evening, this dessert is a fruity, refreshing treat. Pineapple delivers a burst of vitamin C along with the mineral manganese (for bone building). Lime aids digestion, while pomegranate is high in antioxidants and may help lower LDL cholestrol.