Cocktail Recipes
Watermelon Granita

Watermelon Granita


  • ¾ cup water 
  • ½ cup sugar 
  • 6 cups diced watermelon 
  • 1 cup clear tequila 
  • 1 cup lime juice 


  • Boil water and sugar in a small saucepan. Reduce to a simmer until sugar dissolves. Set aside and cool completely. 
  • Add cooled sugar water, watermelon, tequila and lime juice to a blender. Blend until smooth. 
  • Pour mixture into a 9x12 baking dish and freeze for 25 minutes. Use a fork to stir the mixture, then place back in the freezer for 25 minutes. Use a fork to start to flake the mixture. Repeat until the entire dish is frozen flakes. Serve immediately. 


Credit: Cooking for Keeps