Summer fun continues: Watermelon Granita Recipe

Here’s another one from my subscription to Bon Appetit magazine.  I haven’t tried this one yet but it sounds delicious.  I plan to freeze the mixture in ice cube trays then run it through the kids’ snow cone maker!

Ingredients

  • 4 cups (1 3/4 pounds) cubed seedless watermelon (from a 4-lb. melon)
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

Preparation

  • Purée all ingredients in a blender until smooth. Pour into a 9x9x2″ metal baking pan. Freeze mixture for 1 hour. Stir, mashing any frozen parts with the back of a fork. Cover and freeze mixture until firm, about 2 hours. Using a fork, scrape granita vigorously to form icy flakes. DO AHEADCan be made 3 days ahead. Cover tightly with foil and keep frozen. Give it a quick scrape before serving.

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