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Watermelon Granita

Prep Time15 mins
Course: Drinks
Servings: 2 pints


  • 3 cups (450 g) cubed seedless watermelon
  • 5 tablespoons (75 ml) fresh lemon juice
  • 2/3 cups (155 g) superfine (caster) sugar (approximately)


  • Puree the watermelon in a food processor, then force it through a sieve.
  • Mix the watermelon juice with the lemon juice and sugar to taste, mixing well to dissolve the sugar.
  • Spread the mixture into a metal cake pan and place in the freezer.
  • When it becomes slushy mix it up, then continue to freeze it, mixing it again as it begins to harden, about every 30 minutes, for about 4 hours; serve in goblets.