Watermelon and Lime Granita

  • Preparation 15 MIN
    Cooking 3 MIN
    Freezing 6 H
  • Makes 4 cups (1 litre)



  1. In a saucepan, bring the water and sugar to a boil, stirring until the sugar has dissolved. Let cool.
  2. In a flat 8-cup (2 litre) airtight container, combine the watermelon juice and lime juice. Add the syrup and mix thoroughly.
  3. Cover and freeze for 6 hours or until completely frozen.
  4. Using a fork, scrape the granita into icy crystals. Serve immediately in chilled bowls.


To obtain 2 cups (500 ml) of watermelon juice, process 4 cups (1 litre) of seedless watermelon cubes in a blender.

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Nutrition Facts

For 125 ml (1/2 cup)

Content % Daily Value
Calories 80  
Total Fat 0 g  
Saturated Fat 0 g  
Sodium (salt) 0 mg  
Carbohydrates 20 g  
Fibre 0 g  
Protein 1 g