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Watermelon & Blackberry Granita with Rum & Mint

In Summer, fresh fruits, like watermelon and blackberries, come in abundance and put to better usage if puréed and frozen and placed into this boozy granita with rum and mint.

Watermelon & Blackberry Granita with Rum & Mint

This Berry Mint Granita with Rum is a refreshing and flavorful treat … A Minty Watermelon punch with ice rocks this margarita is so refreshing and blended-free
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: Blackberry, Granita, Mint, Rum, watermelon
Servings: 2
Calories: 217kcal


  • Measuring Cups/Spoons Set
  • Glass Liquid Measuring Cups
  • 18 x 24-Inch Plastic Cutting Board
  • 8" Chef's Knife
  • 14-Cup Food Processor
  • Sieve Set
  • High-Heat Scraper
  • 8 x 8-inch Glass Baking Dish



  • 2 cups Cubed seedless watermelon
  • ½ cup Fresh blackberries (3 oz.)


  • ¼ cup Each light rum and agave nectar
  • 1 Tbsp. Fresh lime juice
  • 1 Tbsp. Chopped fresh mint
  • tsp. Kosher salt


  • Purée watermelon and blackberries in a food processor; strain through a fine-mesh sieve, pressing solids to extract as much juice as possible. Discard solids.
  • Combine extracted juices, rum, agave, lime juice, mint, and salt in an 8×8-inch baking dish; freeze until solid, 6–8 hours, or overnight.
  • Scrape granita with a fork and scoop into serving dishes.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

  • Amount Per ServingCalories217
  • % Daily Value *
  • Sodium 122mg 6%
  • Total Carbohydrate 40g 14%
    • Protein 1g 2%

      * The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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      Written by Lisa Yarde

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