Melon & Apple Granita

Number of Servings: 8 (153 g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 6 hours
Melon & Apple Granita

Granita is a classic shaved ice dessert that’s wonderfully refreshing. The colors and flavors will ignite your senses to a delicious summertime dessert.


  • 4 cups cubed melon
  • 1 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup raspberries

    Optional Garnishes*:

    • Fresh mint leaves


  1. Process melon, apple juice, and lime juice in a blender until smooth. Pour the mixture into a 9″x13″ pan.
  2. Place the pan on a level surface in your freezer. Freeze, stirring and scraping with a fork every 30 minutes, until the granita is firm but not frozen solid (3-4 hours).
  3. Remove from the freezer and break up into small slivers. Pack into an airtight plastic container and freeze until solid (1 hour).
  4. Remove from the freezer about 20 minutes before serving to soften slightly. Use a wide spoon to scrape the granita into shallow bowls. Sprinkle blueberries and raspberries over each portion and garnish with mint leaves.

*Optional garnishes have not been included in the rating of this recipe.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 153 g

Amount per serving
Calories 60
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.5g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 15mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 15g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 12g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 2g
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 15.7mg 2%
Iron 0.4mg 0%
Potassium 290mg 6%
Vitamin A 136.2mcg 15%
Vitamin C 37.8mg 40%
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0%
Vitamin K 6.8mcg 6%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0mg 0%
Niacin 0.8mg 6%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg 6%
Folate 21.9mcg 5%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0.5mcg 4%
Chloride 38.6mg 2%
Pantothenate 0.2mg 0%
Phosphorus 21.9mg 2%
Iodine 3.2mcg 2%
Magnesium 16.3mg 4%
Zinc 0.3mg 0%
Selenium 0.4mcg 0%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.2mg 8%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 0mcg 0%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


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