1smallwatermelonor ½ large. Deseeded, peeled and cubed.
115ml/gsimple syrupSee NOTES
Put all the ingredients in a high-powered blender.
Blend until the well combined and fully blended.
Taste the mixture and adjust with extra syrup, lime or mint as preferred and blend again.
Transfer the mixture to a flattish dish and put in the freezer for 2 to 3 hours to part-freeze.
Once part-frozen, break up the ice well using a fork and return to the freezer for a further 2 to 3 hours.
Take from the freezer and allow to sit at room temperature for 10 to 15 minutes. (Granita should be eaten 'semi-frozen').
Break up the ice again, stirring through to loosen.
Serve in smallish portions in glasses.
This recipe contains alcohol and is therefore only suitable for adults.* Note: nutritional information is an estimate & may vary according to portion size/ingredient variants.To make Simple Syrup :You need - 120 ml water + 100g caster sugar (or double the quantities to make and store extra sugar syrup in the fridge for cocktails)In a medium saucepan, combine the water and sugar. Bring to the boil, stirring until the sugar has completely dissolved. Cool completely. Store in an airtight jar in the fridge.