Watermelon Granita with Mint

Serves 4-6

Prep Time 10 min

Cook Time 0 min


  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup maple sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 cup Creative Gourmet Frozen Watermelon Chunks
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • mint leaves to decorate


  1. Place water, maple sugar, and vanilla extract in a small saucepan over medium heat and whisk until sugar has completely dissolved. Remove from heat.
  2. Place Creative Gourmet Frozen Watermelon Chunks in a blender and blend until smooth. Then add the slightly cooled sugar mixture along with lemon zest, lemon juice, and mint leaves. Blend once more until smooth.
  3. Pour mixture into a 13 x 9 dish, then into the freezer for 3+ hours or until set in the middle.
  4. Use a fork to scrape and shave into icy chunks.

Serve immediately.