Saturday, July 10
· granita fresca ·
At the beach earlier this summer, we made watermelon granita...it was oh so good and so refreshing. Perfect for a hot summer afternoon!
Watermelon Granita (based on the Food Network recipe)
* 4 cups seedless watermelon chunks
* 1/2 cup sugar (we made a simple syrup by adding the sugar to a 1/2 cup of simmering water until completely dissolved)
* Juice of 1 lemon
Combine all ingredients in a food processor or blender. Puree until smooth. Pour into a shallow, wide pan and freeze for 1 hour. Rake mixture with fork and freeze for another hour. Rake and freeze for one more hour. Rake and serve in cups (we served it with creamy vanilla ice cream...sorta like a gelati). Enjoy!