Italian Ices

Italian ice is a frozen dessert, made like ice cream from either a concentrated syrup or fruit purees. Italian ice is fun to make, and it's a perfect, light, and healthy end to any meal.

See Popular Italian Ices Recipes

Watermelon-Lime Ice

Taste of the South
Total: 8 hrs 40 mins

Watermelon Granita with Cardamom Syrup

Food & Wine

Watermelon is a great source of vitamin C. Here, Marisa Churchill turns it into a fat-free granita, which she drizzles with a fragrant cardamom syrup.

Total: 3 hrs 15 mins

Sweet Zinfandel Granita

Better Homes and Gardens

Granita, (grah-nee-TAH),Italian for ice, perfectly describes this refreshingly fruity drink. Make and freeze the well-chilled scoopable beverage, with or without the alcohol, to serve to a group.

Strawberry Italian Ice

Better Homes and Gardens

This easy frozen dessert is perfect for a hot summer day.

Papaya Ice

Better Homes and Gardens

Just three ingredients make this warm-weather sherbet-like dessert.

Strawberry Granita

Better Homes and Gardens

Granitas are intensely fruit-flavored ices. Served alone, they're zippy, light, and refreshing. Topped with lemon cream, they make a fabulous easy-to-prepare dessert with less than five ingredients.

Fruity Yogurt Ice

Better Homes and Gardens

Just three ingredients--berries, yogurt, and honey--make this low-calorie ice dessert.

Coffee Ice

Better Homes and Gardens

Italian ices are typically served with mounds of whipped cream. If you like, serve this version with a low-calorie dessert topping.

Chocolate Almond Coffee Granita

Better Homes and Gardens

Cocoa powder, coffee, and almond extract flavor this low-fat, low-calorie frozen dessert recipe. Serve it to finish brunch or dinner or as a refreshing snack.

Strawberry Granita

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Total: 2 hrs

Frosty Blackberry Lemon Ice

Diabetic Living

Spoon this easy, fewer than five ingredients, frozen dessert recipe or make it a cold beverage by pouring club soda or sparkling water over a scoop in a glass.

Tarragon Ice

Better Homes and Gardens

This low-fat refreshing treat is perfect on a warm, sunny day. Make it ahead so it can be ready in a snap.

Cool Down Dessert: Fresh Fruit Shaved Ice

Long summers call for cool icy dessert like this refreshing shaved Italian ice.

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