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Watermelon Rosé Granita

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An easy 5 or 6 ingredient only Watermelon Granita for a hot summer’s day.

Can you leave granita in the freezer?

It tastes best eaten within a day or two of making it. Store it in the freezer, but if the granita happens to melt, you can refreeze it, scraping it along the way.

Granita is a simple Italian dessert, originating from Sicily. It’s made with sugar, water, and some kind of fruit. 

What is Granita?

Granita is a frozen fruit dessert made from fresh fruit and water, blended and frozen until icy, flaked with a fork, and frozen again. The result is a delightfully crunchy, melt-in-your-mouth fruit ice, perfect for eating all on its own.

Watermelon Rosé Granita
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Watermelon Rosé Granita

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  • Yield: 4 generous servings 1x
  • Category: Desserts
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Diet: VegetarianDiet


What says “Summer” more than a delicious Watermelon Rosé Granita? You can omit the Rosé and make it kid-friendly as well.


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  • 2 cups Watermelon
  • 2 Tbsp. Honey (optional)
  • Lime Zest (garnish)
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 2 tsp. Lime Juice
  • 1 cup of Rosé Wine (for adults only)


  1. Blend all the ingredients until it is smooth.
  2. Strain it to remove any seeds.
  3. Pour into a wide pan.
  4. It’s best to use a loaf pan.
  5. Allow it to freeze.
  6. Scrape the surface with a fork every 30 minutes until it is completely frozen.
  7. It will eventually look like fluffy red snow.
  8. Serve with lime zest on top and enjoy!!

For the adults

  1. A Rosé Granita.
  2. Add 1 Cup of Rosé wine to the blended mixture and freeze then serve in a glass with a slice of lime.
  3. Or top with wine.


  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 96
  • Sugar: 16
  • Sodium: 74
  • Fat: 0
  • Saturated Fat: 0
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 17
  • Fiber: 0
  • Protein: 0
  • Cholesterol: 0

Keywords: Watermelon Rosé Granita

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