7 Great Granita Recipes

If you have friends coming over for a light weekend brunch or you’re just looking to add something to your summer snacking, we’ve got a granita recipe for you!

By Reader's Digest Editors

Granitas are a simple way to enjoy homemade frozen treats at home – with no special equipment! Using a freezer-safe container, a fork, saucepan, and your imagination, you’ll create refreshingly delicious ways to cool off from the summer’s heat.  Whether you have friends coming over for a light weekend brunch or you’re just looking to add something new to your summer snacking, we’ve got a granita recipe for you!

Spiced Hibiscus Granitas

Light and fresh, this recipe gives a jolt to your taste buds with a summery, flowery taste.

Strawberry Cranberry Granitas

Sweet strawberries and tart cranberries make for a welcome treat on a hot afternoon.

Espresso Granitas

When it’s too hot for coffee, grab a frozen treat that will give you a jolt and cool your taste buds.

Coconut Wafers with Coconut Granitas 

Take a trip to the islands with this tropical treat, perfect for lounging at the beach or pool.

Plum-Ginger Granitas

Sweet, mild plum, and spicy ginger match perfectly for flavors that are ideal for a summertime brunch.

Blood Orange Granitas

Available in most specialty fruit markets, blood oranges are a tasty and eye-catching ingredient to your favorite orange dish. This recipe gives mild orange flavor with a pop of icy goodness.

Lemon Ricotta Granitas

Simple and savory, this creamy granita packs sweetness with a punch of lemon.

Plus: 6 Light Frozen Dessert Ideas

Sources: SeriousEats.com, Bon Appétit, Every Day with Rachael Ray, Martha Stewart, Food Network

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