Watermelon Granita

August 13, 2010 at 6:56 pm Leave a comment

Another grocery store mishap! Have you ever bought a melon that was less flavorful than anticipated? Well, here is my easy way to use it and not waste your money by throwing it away.

6 cups of pureed melon (blender, food processor, food mill will all work)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup water
1 tablespoon lemon or lime juice

make a simple syrup by heating the sugar and water in a saucepan, until sugar is dissolved
once dissolved, add to melon puree
add lemon juice
pour mixture into shallow pan and place in the freezer

freeze for one hour before you begin raking with a fork, then continue raking at regular intervals until the puree is fully frozen and granular in texture

next time I’m adding some honey and fresh ginger!

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