Creamy Melon Granita


Icy melon milk granita is an easy make-ahead treat for a hot summer day. (No need to scrape our sherbet-like mixture every 30 minutes, as with most granitas -- just rake it once at the end for the right consistency.)


  • 6 cups cubed melon

  • cup condensed milk

  • ¼ cup fresh lime or lemon juice

  • ¼ teaspoon coarse salt


  1. In a food processor or blender, combine melon with condensed milk, lime or lemon juice, and salt. Puree until smooth. Transfer to an 8-inch square baking dish; freeze until firm. Before serving, scrape with a fork until it has the texture of shaved ice.

    Aaron Dyer
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