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Melon granita

Melon granita

The melon granita recipe is perfect for those who want to try their hand at preparing fresh summer desserts. Here's how to proceed!

Have you been wondering for some time how to make melon granita and haven't had the opportunity to prepare it yet? What we offer below is our version of the most classic Sicilian recipe, a real treat to be enjoyed at any time. As happens with the vast majority of typical recipes, also in this case there are many variations . We offer you one in which the undisputed protagonist is the melon pulp and which you can prepare both with and without an ice cream maker. Have fun decorating and enjoying your granita as you prefer.

Melon granita
Melon granita

Preparation of the melon granita

  1. To prepare the melon granita without an ice cream maker, start by cutting the melon in half , remove the seeds, then cut it into wedges and remove the peel a little at a time.
  2. Cut the pulp into pieces and keep it aside. Now prepare the syrup based on water and sugar : put the water and sugar in a saucepan. Cook over low heat until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  3. At this point, turn off the heat and let the syrup cool . Then add the cold syrup to the melon pulp, add the lemon juice and blend everything with an immersion blender.
  4. Transfer the mixture thus obtained into a metal container and leave to rest in the freezer for at least 4 hours .
  5. Every 40-50 minutes take the container out of the freezer and mix with a spoon so as to break the ice crystals that have formed. After the indicated time , serve the melon granita, garnishing the glass and the granita.

And here is a video to prepare it without errors:

Melon granita with ice cream maker

If you have the possibility, you can prepare the granita with the help of the ice cream maker. In this case, all you have to do is follow the previous procedure up to point 3 and instead of putting the mixture to rest in the freezer, you can use the ice cream maker. After pouring the melon pulp and syrup mix into the ice cream maker, turn it on and set the working times indicated in the instruction booklet.

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We advise you to consume the granita thus prepared immediately after preparation.

To refresh yourself during the hot summer days, you cannot fail to prepare the lemon granita .

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