Original: Southern Living
1987 Annual Recipes
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons dark rum
1 1/4 cups water
2 1/2 cups chopped honeydew
1 tablespoon lemon
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
Combine sugar, rum, and water in a saucepan
; bring mixture to a boil
, and boil until sugar dissolves
Boil an additional 3 minutes.
Combine honeydew, syrup mixture, vanilla, and lemon juice in container of an electric blender
Pour mixture into an airtight
container, and chill 2 hours until very cold.
About 2 to 3 hours before serving, stir honeydew mixture well, and pour into a 13- x 9- x 2-inch pan.
Freeze mixture 2 to 3 hours or until frozen but not solid, stirring every 30 minutes.
Scrape granita with a fork to separate crystal
s, and serve in chilled containers.
Makes 3 1/2 cups.