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Papaya Coconut Granita



    1. Combine water and sugar in a small saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat, stirring constantly until sugar is completely dissolved, about 3 minutes.  Remove from heat; cool completely.
    2. Place diced papaya, sugar syrup, coconut milk, lime zest, lime juice and salt in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
    3.  Pour papaya-coconut juice mixture into a 9x13 inch (square) baking dish and place in freezer.
    4. Freeze for 4 hours; using the tines of a fork, stir mixture every 30 minutes, scraping edges and breaking up any chunks as the mixture freezes.
    5. Divide granita into individual serving glasses and serve with toasted coconut.
    6. Toasted Coconut: Place shredded coconut on a baking sheet in a pre-heated 300 degree oven.  Toast in oven for 5-8 minutes, until golden stirring occasionally.
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    Recipe developed for Imperial Sugar by Vianney Rodriguez @sweetlifebake.com.