Watermelon granita: the quick and easy recipe to prepare at home

  • Watermelon pulp
    800 grams

  • Sugar
    70 grams
    • 380 kilocalories

Calories refer to 100 grams of product

The watermelon granita it’s easy preparation and thirst quencher, a cool summer drink and dal grainy texture, very easy to do. For prepare at home this delicious watermelon granita, in fact, they will take only 2 ingredients: watermelon and sugar. He will then have to rest 2-3 hours in the freezer, before serving it. Once ready, you can enjoy your watermelon granita for the nibble, perhaps accompanied by the classic brioche col tuppo, typically Sicilian, or serve it as dessert, enriched with chocolate chips or whipped cream.

If the watermelon is too sweet, you can reduce the amount of sugar at 40 grams. You can also flavor the watermelon granita with a little lemon juice, in order to reduce the sweetness of the watermelon.

Also try the watermelon pizza, a fresh and original dessert ready in no time, ideal to surprise your guests.

How to prepare watermelon granita

Watermelon granita the quick and easy recipe to prepare at

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Watermelon granita the quick and easy recipe to prepare at

Cut the watermelon pulp, remove all the seeds and cut it into cubes (1). Put the pieces of watermelon in the blender with the sugar and mix for a few seconds, until you obtain a liquid mixture (2). Pour everything into a single container or ice cube trays. Put in the freezer for 2-3 hours. If you are using only one container, stir every 30 minutes with a fork, so as not to freeze it. If, on the other hand, you are using the ice cube tray, put the cubes in the blender and blend for about 10 seconds, just before serving. Your watermelon granita is ready to be served with a mint leaf or as you wish. (3)


You can keep the watermelon granita for one day in freezer. Before serving, leave it out of the freezer for at least 15 minutes or blend it.