Granita Recipes

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

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Cappuccino Granita

“I served this easy frozen dessert when a friend came to lunch during a heat wave. With coffee as the starring ingredient, it was a cool treat on a scorcher of a day.” —Sally Sibthorpe, Shelby Township, Michigan

Lemon Ice

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


Easy Strawberry Ice

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


Apricot Lemon Ice

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


Minty Lime Granitas

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

Gingered Cranberry Granita

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


Strawberry Italian Ice

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

Peach Ice

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


Strawberry-Raspberry Ice

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


Banana-Pineapple Ice

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


Watermelon Ice

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

Frosty Watermelon Ice

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


Strawberry Ice

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


Refreshing Orange Ice

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


Cranberry Ice

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


Kiwi Ice

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

Rhubarb Strawberry Granita

Fresh rhubarb and strawberries make this sweet and icy dessert such a treat. You’ll love how quickly it comes together...


Watermelon Granita

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


Bellini Ice

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


Lemon ‘n’ Lime Strawberry Ice

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....


Cranberry-Champagne Granita

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


Zesty Lemon Granita

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


Sonoran Sunset Watermelon Ice

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

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Apple Tarragon Granita

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


Honeydew Granita

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


Grape Ice

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