4 Ingredient Cherry Watermelon Granita, a light, sweet, and healthy dessert for the summer! |

Cherry Watermelon Granita

  • Author: Krista
  • prep_time Prep Time: 6 hours
  • total_time Total Time: 6 hours
  • yield Yield: 6-8 servings 1x
  • category Category: Dessert
  • method Method: Blender
  • cuisine Cuisine: Italian


This Cherry Watermelon Granita infused with mint is a light, simple, and fresh dessert recipe. This soothing snack is absolutely perfect for those sweltering summer days!



  • 4 1/2 cups of watermelon
  • 1 cup of cherries, seeds removed
  • 1 tablespoon of fresh mint
  • 1/2 cup of honey


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender, blend until mixture has a liquid type consistency.
  2. Place granita mixture in a 13×9″ glass dish.
  3. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the freezer fro 3 hours.
  4. Using a fork, scrap the top layer until you get to the soft part.
  5. Place granita back in freezer covered to let sit for another 3 hours.
  6. Repeat fork scraping process one more time before serving.
  7. Enjoy!

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