Granita Recipes

Make the perfect patio sipper with these fruity granita recipes for chilling out.

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    Easy Lemon Ice

    Kathleen takes advantage of convenient pantry items to dress up Lemon Ice. "I concocted this refreshing dessert when I wanted to turn plain lemon ice into something more satisfying.
    "The raspberry preserves and chocolate syrup reduce the prep time to almost nothing," Kathleen notes. "A sprinkling of slivered almonds makes it even better," she assures.

    Refreshing Orange Ice

    15 reviews

    This sherbet has been part of my family's Thanksgiving tradition for three generations. We eat it along with the rest...


    Cappuccino Granita

    “I served this easy frozen dessert when a friend came to lunch during a heat wave. With coffee as the...


    Lemon Orange Ice

    We enjoy this treat on special occasions, like birthdays, or when we have lots of ice chips from ice fishing...


    Minty Fruit Ice

    Pineapple topped with sherbet and mint jelly makes a refreshing end to this easy meal. "Servings of Minty Fruit Ice...

    Strawberry Italian Ice

    4 reviews

    "We discovered Italian ice about a year ago, and it has become a family favorite," reports Jay Hansen of Winter...


    Frosty Watermelon Ice

    3 reviews

    Here's a fun twist on watermelon. It's so refreshing on a summer day, and you don't have to worry about...

    Lemon Verbena Ice Cups

    For a refreshing summer dessert, try these delicious ice cups. They are so easy to prepare and are so pretty...


    Kiwi Ice

    1 review

    Shirley Glaab of Hattiesburg, Mississippi needs just five ingredients to blend together this tart, refreshing frozen treat. A serving is...


    Lemon ‘n’ Lime Strawberry Ice

    3 reviews

    I love this icy dessert anytime, but it's especially good in the summer. It's the perfect refresher after dinner. —Marie...


    Quick Cranberry Ice

    Informs field editor Eleanor Dunbar of Peoria, Illinois. "I've enjoyed this with turkey at Christmas since I was a child....

    Strawberry Ice

    1 review

    When we pick strawberries at a local farm, this is what many of the berries are used for. It's a...


    Apple Tarragon Granita

    1 review

    Looking for a something-different twist on a classic Italian treat? Fresh tarragon complements the sweet, bright apple flavor of this...


    Minty Lime Granitas

    I like to balance the heat from spicy meals by serving scoops of refreshing lime granita. Keep a batch in...


    Apricot Lemon Ice

    1 review

    Frosty, fruity and full of flavor, this pretty iced treat from Elizabeth Montgomery in Allston, Massachusetts, is sure to melt...


    Watermelon Granita

    5 reviews

    Say a sweet ‘ciao’ to summer with this light and airy Italian treat! Serve in pretty glasses garnished with wedges...

    Gingered Cranberry Granita

    “This recipe is elegant but easy and so refreshing! For an alternative garnish, try dried, sweetened cranberries.”
    Lisa Keys...


    Easy Strawberry Ice

    I came across this delightful dessert while looking for a simple recipe to get my daughter some experience in the...


    Banana-Pineapple Ice

    4 reviews

    My family loves dessert, but we’re trying to make healthier food choices. This low-calorie summer treat is always a hit....


    Honeydew Granita

    Make this refreshing summer treat when melons are ripe and flavorful. I like to garnish each serving with a sprig...


    Cranberry-Champagne Granita

    After serving a heavy holiday meal, I like to offer a light, refreshing dessert, like this gorgeous granita. Because it...


    Sonoran Sunset Watermelon Ice

    1 review

    If you didn’t think watermelon and cilantro could go together in a dessert, this recipe will give you a pleasant...


    Bellini Ice

    2 reviews

    This ice is fashioned after the Bellini, a peach and white Italian wine sparkler. The tart white grape juice paired...


    Strawberry-Raspberry Ice

    2 reviews

    “This is so refreshing on a sunny day.” The bright color and flavor of this icy treat will lure everyone...

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    Lemon Ice

    Pucker up for this sweet-tart treat. The delicious lemon dessert is a perfectly refreshing way to end a summer meal...or...


    Zesty Lemon Granita

    3 reviews

    A light dessert with a refreshing, icy texture, one taste tester dubbed this “the most lemony thing I’ve ever eaten"!...


    Grape Ice

    When I was growing up , this slushy dessert was a popular request at our house, and Mom stirred it...


    Watermelon Ice

    1 review

    "This sweet frosty snack is so refreshing on hot summer days," writes Darlene Brenden from Salem, Oregon. Store it in...


    Cranberry Ice

    1 review

    This traditional Christmas dessert was first made in our family by my grandma. She handed the recipe down to my...


    Peach Ice

    If the fresh peach is delicious, this recipe is delicious! It's a very light dessert for those counting calories, and...