Mandarin Granita with Greek Yogurt

Chef Justin Severino, Cure and Morcilla restaurants, Pittsburgh, PA

Number of servings

Granita ingredients

  • 16 ounces Sunkist® Mandarin juice
  • 2 Mandarins, zested
  • 4 ounces of Sugar

Chamomile Honey ingredients

  • 1 cup Honey
  • 0.25 cup Lemon Juice
  • 2 tablespoons chamomile tea
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  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepot and bring to a simmer while stirring to dissolve sugar.
  2. Place liquid in a shallow freezer-safe dish.
  3. Cool to room temperature, and then place in freezer overnight. Reserve frozen until ready to serve.

Chamomile Honey


  1. Combine all ingredients in a saucepot, bring to a simmer.
  2. Simmer for 3-5 minutes, remove from heat, and strain.
  3. Dispose of solids and reserve honey at room temperature for future use.

Service Directions


  1. Place desired amount of Greek yogurt in bottom of a chilled bowl.
  2. Cover yogurt with mandarin segments and drizzle with chamomile honey.
  3. Remove granita from the freezer and scrape with a fork to create shaved ice.
  4. Add granita to the yogurt and mandarin mixture, serve immediately.