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Black Cherry Granita
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins

Black Cherry Granita is a sweet frozen treat that is incredibly easy to make and super refreshing on a hot day. Only 4 ingredients and no machines needed for this homemade dessert recipe.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Frozen Treats
Keyword: frozen treat, granita
Servings: 8
Author: Kim Beaulieu
  • 1 pound 2 cups of fresh cherries, pitted and stems removed
  • 1/4 cup sugar optional
  • 1 cup Black Cherry Sparkling Ice Naturally Flavored Sparkling Water
  • 1 tablespoon almond extract
  1. Place the cherries in a food processor, or blender. Pulse until the cherries become smooth liquid. Pour in sugar, Black Cherry Sparkling Ice, and almond extract. Pulse until smooth. Pour into a metal loaf pan, or any bowl of equal size. Place in the freezer. After about 4 hours give the granita a scrape with a fork. Repeat as desired. Freeze overnight. Remove and scrape the mixture with a spoon. Transfer scraped parts to serving dishes.
  2. Serve with a big old Black Cherry loving smile!
Recipe Notes

Freeze overnight.