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Frozen Watermelon Granita. A perfect summer treat

Watermelon Granita

This frozen dessert is a real summer treat.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword gluten free dessert, no bake desserts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 77kcal
Author Maike



  • Cut the watermelons into large cubes and it them to a food processor. Add the lemon zest and juice and sugar. Puree the watermelon on low speed using the pulse function of the food processor (or the on/off button).
  • Pour the puree into 9x9 baking pan and freeze for 2 hours. Take the mixture out of the freezer and stir with a fork to create the crystal like texture. Freeze for another 3 hours.
  • Spoon a half a cup into a dessert glass and decorate with a piece of mint.



Top with fresh whipped cream. (Optionally)


Calories: 77kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 164mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 645IU | Vitamin C: 23.5mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.4mg