This frosé watermelon granita recipe is the perfect cool cocktail to try this summer! Imagine… watermelon frozen rosé made into a granita?! What a sweet, tasty adult treat!
Have you ever tried frosé? It’s the new, cool cocktail idea that combines rosé with ice for a blended treat. Now add some sugar and other flavors and you’ve got this watermelon frose recipe that you’ll love! Whether you’re relaxing at the pool, or entertaining this summer, try this frosé watermelon granita drink recipe. With just a few ingredients, you will take your summer into overdrive! Learn how to make a granita at home with sorbet, fresh watermelon chunks, and sparkling rosé, adults only.
Frosé Watermelon Granita Recipe
thanks for the recipe, Santa Margherita!
- 1 bottle Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosé
- 1 quart watermelon-rosemary sorbet (store bought or recipe below)
- 2 cups diced, seedless watermelon
- fresh mint
Here’s how to make this watermelon granita cocktail, it’s really easy. Spoon a scoop of sorbet into the bottom of a chilled glass and top with a tablespoon or so of the watermelon cubes. Pour the Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosé over the sorbet and melon. Garnish with mint. Serve immediately while cold with a silver spoon, and watch your guests enjoy.
How to make watermelon sorbet
- 1 ½ cups granulated sugar
- 1 cup water
- 3 sprigs of rosemary
- 3 pounds seedless watermelon cut into cubes (about 10 cups)
- ½ cup lime juice
- ¼ cup and 2 tablespoons tequila
If you want to make homemade watermelon sorbet for your watermelon frose recipe, it’s really easy to do. In a small saucepan bring the sugar, water, and rosemary to a boil. Remove it from the heat and let it cool to room temperature, then strain.
Combine the rosemary syrup, watermelon, lime juice, and tequila in a blender and process until smooth. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve and refrigerate overnight. Freeze the sorbet “granita-style” by putting it in the freezer and stirring every hour for five hours.
Hope you enjoy this watermelon frozen rosé recipe!
If you’re entertaining this summer, give this watermelon granita recipe a try. It is cool, tasty, and refreshing, packed with watermelon flavor. Make sure you grab a bottle of Santa Margherita Sparkling Rosé, this is the bubbly you need to make this complete. Have a fabulous summer!