Cantaloupe Mint Rosè Granita

Cantaloupe Mint Rosè Granita

A summertime adults only dessert
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Chilling Time: 6 hours
Total Time: 6 hours 20 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: cantaloupe, mint, rosè
Servings: 6
Calories: 220kcal



  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 2 cups dry rosè
  • 2 1/2 cups cantaloupe chopped
  • 1/4 cup mint leaves washed, dried, packed
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


  • Add sugar and cold water to pot
  • Bring to a simmer over low heat, stirring occassionally until the sugar is fully dissolved - about five minutes
  • Cool pot on stove top.
  • Blend cantaloupe and minute in food processor in pulses until the mint is finely chopped
  • Add a tablespoon of lemon juice to the simple syrup. Add the cantaloupe mint mixture and the rosè.  Stir until thoroughly blended.
  • Pour into a 11x17 glass dish and place in freezer for at least six hours.
  • Scrape slowly to create ice effect while serving. Serve in a martini glass. Top with a sprig of mint


The alcohol is intact in this.  Serve accordingly.


Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 18mg | Potassium: 268mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 2334IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 17mg | Iron: 1mg
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