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Carla Hall's Watermelon Granita

Watermelon Granita Carla Hall
Cool off with this refreshing dish!
skill level
Easy
time
1-30min
servings
8
cost
$
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This tasty dish will help you beat the summer heat! Make sure to pair this with Carla's lime shortbread cookies.
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ingredients
  • 1/2 large seedless Watermelon (cut into cubes)
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Water
  • 3 Limes (cut into wheels and blanched)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
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  • 1
    1/3 cup Sugar
    1/3 cup Water
    3 Limes (cut into wheels and blanched)
    2 tablespoons lime juice
    In a small saucepot, warm the water over medium heat, just below a boil, whisk in the sugar to dissolve. Add the blanched lime wheels, and allow to steep for 10 minutes. Add lime juice. Remove from heat and cool. Strain the limes out.
  • 2
    1/2 large seedless Watermelon (cut into cubes)
    In a blender, combine the watermelon and lime simple syrup. Blend until completely smooth.
  • 3
      
    Pour into a casserole dish, cover with plastic, and freeze.
  • 4
      
    After an hour or after it is halfway frozen, scrape with a fork to loosen the top. Refreeze, and once it has frozen another hour, repeat the fork scraping. Repeat the procedure until the granita has completely frozen.  Serve in individual glasses.
 
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