Frosted Citrus Fruit

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Health Score:
4,2 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
4 h. 35 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
4 Oranges tops removed (and reserve) and flesh cored out
4 cups fresh Orange juice
4 tablespoons caster sugar
2 tablespoons Cointreau
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.
Level off the bottoms of the oranges so that they can sit upright.
2.
Sit on a baking tray and transfer to the freezer with the tops replaced.
3.
Meanwhile, prepare the granita by pressing the orange flesh through a sieve and collecting the juice in a bowl. Add the fresh orange juice to it and stir well.
4.
Add the caster sugar and stir until dissolved. Add the Cointreau and stir well.
5.
Strain the mixture into a shallow roasting tray and freeze for 1 hour.
6.
Remove after 1 hour and scrape the frozen mixture with a fork to create a slushy, granular texture.
7.
Return to the freezer for another hour and repeat the process of breaking up the ice with a fork after an hour.
8.
Return for a further hour until frozen and and scoop into the frozen empty orange shells.
9.
Serve immediately, with the tops replaced on top.