Watermelon Margarita Granita
 
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Watermelon margarita granita made of just 5 ingredients is just what you need this #Cincodemayo or for any other celebration! So much better than just drinking a margarita.
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Recipe type: dessert, drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Serves: 6 cups
Ingredients
  • Watermelon Puree - 4 cups ( ½ watermelon)
  • Sugar syrup - 140 ml
  • 3 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Mint leaves, torn , half a bunch
  • Tequila (gold is what I used) - 150 ml
  • Triple sec - 70 ml
  • Lime wedges / mint for garnish.
Instructions
  1. Start by pureeing the watermelon. Strain and pour into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add all the ingredients into the watermelon puree and mix well.
  3. Taste and adjust as per requirement. I usually end up adding some more lemon juice or slightly more sugar syrup.
  4. Pour into a freezer safe container. Cover with a plastic wrap and freeze.
  5. After two hours, scrape the mix using a fork and put it back in the freezer.
  6. Do this about 3 times every 2-3 hours till the entire mix is scrapes and resembles a granita.
  7. Scoop into glasses, drizzle a little tequila on top, garnish with watermelon sphere, lemon wedge and mint leaf.
  8. Eat immediately.
  9. NOT MEANT FOR KIDS OR ANYONE UNDER THE AGE OF 21.
Recipe by La Petit Chef at http://lapetitchef.in/2016/05/watermelon-margarita-granita.html