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Watermelon Granita with Champagne

Rated as 4.33 out of 5 Stars

"This is a wonderful dessert as an end of a warm and romantic dinner!"
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2 h 15 m servings 303
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Place cubed watermelon and sugar in the pitcher of a blender. Blend for 1 minute. Stir in the champagne. Pour the watermelon mixture into a plastic container, cover and place in the freezer. Stir the mixture with a fork every 30 minutes until frozen, about 2 hours.
  2. Before serving, remove the frozen granita from the freezer and stir well using a fork or place in the food processor and process until it reaches the desired consistency. Serve in tall glasses garnished with sliced watermelon.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 303 calories; 0.8 65.4 3.2 0 8 Full nutrition

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I tweaked the recipe so much that I cannot rate it properly in its original version (that's why I'm only giving 4*). This is how I did it: doubled the recipe but used a little less than 4 pounds...

This is relatively easy to make, a great way to use up watermelon. The watermelon flavor really comes through. My only recommendation is to pour some fresh champagne over each serving to give it...

I tried this at a 4th of July bash at my house everyone oved it. I didn't tweak it at all except maybe adding more champagne... maybe that is why I had trouble getting it to freeze. Took almost ...

This works better if you lightly freeze the sugar/watermelon mixture first. Then blend the champagne into it slowly (plus you can get a lot more champagne into the drink without worrying that i...

It was perfect! Will definitely make and serve this refreshing dish again!!! Thank you!

This is quite good. I was making it for kids, so, I used sprite instead of champagne. The kids loved it. I cut back on the sugar significantly because the watermelon I had was incredibly swee...