Watermelon Ice "Granita"

🍉 Watermelon 🍉 Granita is a three ingredient  treat that is easy and perfect for summer. 

In Italy you won’t find Italian ice. In fact, Italian ice is an American invention. It is based on the recipe for Italian granita which is like a shaved ice. It is not as thick as the American version. But it is easy and delicious and perfect for a hot day. Plus when you make it on your own you can control the ingredients and use fresh juice. Making it healthier than the store bought Italian ice.  

I hope you will try it!


🍉 Watermelon 🍉 Granita


(Serves 8) 

1 Medium Seedless Watermelon, pureed well should be 6 cups of watermelon juice 

2 tbsp. Fresh Lemon Juice 

½ Cup Sugar


After the watermelon is puréed, mix well in a bowl with the lemon juice and sugar. 

Pour into a 9 x 13 pan. I use a Pyrex for this. Your pan should be either glass or ceramic. Put in the freezer and set the timer for two hours. At the two hour mark use a fork to shave and break up the ice. Especially at the sides and top. Put it back in the freezer and repeat this process every few hours until the mixture is completely frozen and shaved. Serve

Store in an airtight container.

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