Watermelon Mint Granita

This watermelon, ginger ale and mint fruit-ice makes a light, refreshing and quenching frozen dessert.

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  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 4 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

3
cups cubed seeded watermelon
1/3
cup ginger ale
1/3
cup bottled simple syrup
1/4
cup chopped fresh mint leaves
2
tablespoons fresh lime juice
Fresh mint sprigs, if desired

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In blender, place all ingredients except mint sprigs. Cover; blend on medium-high speed about 30 seconds or until smooth. Pour into 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish.
  • 2 Freeze 1 hour. When ice crystals begin to form at edges of dish, stir mixture with fork. Freeze 3 hours longer, stirring every 30 minutes with fork, until firm. Serve frozen or let stand at room temperature 5 to 15 minutes before serving. Scoop into individual dessert bowls. Garnish with mint sprigs.
  • 1 In blender, place all ingredients except mint sprigs. Cover; blend on medium-high speed about 30 seconds or until smooth. Pour into 8-inch square (2-quart) glass baking dish.
  • 2 Freeze 1 hour. When ice crystals begin to form at edges of dish, stir mixture with fork. Freeze 3 hours longer, stirring every 30 minutes with fork, until firm. Serve frozen or let stand at room temperature 5 to 15 minutes before serving. Scoop into individual dessert bowls. Garnish with mint sprigs.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Bottled simple syrup makes this granita quick and easy, removing the step of making your own simple syrup and cooling it. Look for simple syrup in the wine and beer aisle of your local grocery store.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
39
,
% Daily Value
Total Fat
0g
0%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Sodium
2mg
2%;
Total Carbohydrate
10g
10%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
0g
0%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
0%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.