Watermelon Granita

Watermelon Granita - A cool and refreshing dessert to beat the summer heat!

The best summer desserts are the ones that keep you cool. Amirite? As much as I’m LOVING these triple-digit days, it sure is nice to cool off with a refreshing treat. Watermelon Granita is the perfect way to do that! It’s light, refreshing, and SO yummy.

Watermelon Granita - A cool and refreshing dessert to beat the summer heat!

This recipe makes a nice sized pan full of granita to serve a crowd. So perfect for a summer party! Keep it in the freezer and pull it out till you’re ready to serve.

Watermelon Granita - A cool and refreshing dessert to beat the summer heat!

Store any leftovers in a tupperware container or another container with a lid that can go in the freezer. You’re going to love this refreshing treat!

Watermelon Granita

Ingredients

  • 8 c. watermelon, cut into chunks
  • 1 c. water
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice

Instructions

  1. Bring water and sugar to a boil in a saucepan; stir until sugar is dissolved. Set aside to cool.
  2. Blend watermelon a little at a time in a blend. Pour in a large bowl and continue till all watermelon is blended. Add lemon juice and sugar mixture; stir together.
  3. Pour watermelon mixture into a 9x13 pan pan. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and place in the freezer for 7 hours, or overnight.
  4. Remove from freezer and mix around with a fork to break it up. Serve with an ice cream scoop into bowls.
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