Icy Watermelon Granita

Looking for a refreshing and simple dessert that’s perfect for summer? Look no further than this watermelon granita recipe from Woman’s Day. This icy treat is not only delicious, but it’s also incredibly easy to make.


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 8 cups cubed watermelon
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • Mint leaves, for garnish (optional)


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the sugar and water. Bring the mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until the sugar has dissolved.
  2. Reduce the heat to low and let the mixture simmer for 5 minutes. Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.
  3. In a blender or food processor, puree the watermelon until smooth.
  4. Add the cooled sugar syrup and lemon juice to the blender and blend until well combined.
  5. Pour the mixture into a 9×13-inch baking dish and place it in the freezer.
  6. After 30 minutes, use a fork to scrape the granita mixture. Return the dish to the freezer and repeat the scraping process every 30 minutes until the mixture is fully frozen and has a fluffy, shaved ice texture.
  7. Once the granita is fully frozen, use a fork to scrape it one final time and then serve immediately.
  8. If desired, garnish with fresh mint leaves.

This watermelon granita is the perfect way to cool down on a hot summer day. With its refreshing watermelon flavor and crunchy texture, it’s sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike. And the best part? It’s incredibly easy to make. With just a few simple ingredients and steps, you can have a delicious and refreshing dessert ready to go in no time. So why not give this watermelon granita recipe a try and beat the heat this summer?

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