Watermelon Ice

Serve this easy watermelon treat at your own MKR inspired meal!
Richard Whitbread
5H 20M

A great way to use watermelon when it is in season with this quick and easy granita.




Place sugar and 1 cup water into a small saucepan. Stir over a medium heat until sugar has dissolved. Bring to the boil and cook for 1 min. Remove from heat and let cool.


Place the watermelon, lemon juice, a pinch of salt and the sugar syrup into a blender or food processor and process until smooth. Strain mixture through a sieve. Transfer mixture to a 2L capacity shallow metal baking dish or mixing bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Freeze for 2-3hr or until edges begin to firm.


Stir the mixture thoroughly with a fork and return to freezer for a further 45 min. Repeat this process every 45 min for 3-4 hr or until firm. Store in an airtight container in the freezer. Scoop ice into bowls and serve.

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