Frozen Watermelon Granita. A perfect summer treat
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Watermelon Granita

This frozen dessert is a real summer treat.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Gluten-Free
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

Ingredients

  • 1 pound watermelon
  • 1 lemon juice + zest
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 pinch salt optional

Instructions

  • 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.

Notes

Top with fresh whipped cream. (Optionally)

Nutrition

Calories: 77kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 164mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 12.9% | Vitamin C: 28.5% | Calcium: 1.5% | Iron: 2.4%