This easy watermelon granita is the perfect healthy and delicious treat! Granita is a light Italian dessert that has a similar texture to shaved ice. All you need to make it is a blender and a fork! It’s super refreshing and a great summer dessert. Also, there is no added sugar in this recipe which makes it even better! Ella and I have been enjoying this granita all the time because it’s incredibly flavorful and easy to make. We added some frozen strawberries and lime to this recipe because they complement the flavor of the watermelon and bring this granita to another level. We hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do!
How To Make Watermelon Granita
Add the cubed watermelon, frozen strawberries, lime zest, and lime juice to the blender.
Blend everything together and place the granita in the freezer. Scrape it with a fork to break up the hard chunks and enjoy!
Notes & Tips For Easy Watermelon Granita
What Is Granita?
Granita is a classic Italian dessert that is similar to shaved ice. It’s easy to make and we shared a granita recipe with watermelon, strawberries, and a hint of lime. It’s perfect for when you want a refreshing and delicious treat!
What Is The Difference Between Granita and Sorbet?
Granita originates from Sicily and is similar to sorbet, but has some differences. For example, sorbet is smooth, while granita is crunchy. Also, the texture of granita is similar to shaved ice. Additionally, by scraping granita when it is freezing, you are able to make it fluffy and delicious.
Is There Any Dairy In Granita?
No, granita does not have any dairy in it. Additionally, it is vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free!
Do You Need An Ice Cream Maker To Make Granita?
Nope! An ice cream maker is not necessary to make granita. For this recipe, all you need are three ingredients, a blender, a container, and a fork.
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6 servings per container
- Amount Per ServingCalories49
- % Daily Value *
- Total Fat
- Saturated Fat 0.1g 1%
- Sodium 2mg 1%
- Total Carbohydrate
- Dietary Fiber 1.3g 6%
- Sugars 9.2g
- Protein 1g 2%
* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.