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Watermelon Gelato

Watermelon Gelato

The recipe for a refreshing Watermelon Gelato!

Course Dessert, Ice Cream
Cuisine Italian
Author Manuela Zangara


  • 100 ml – 3.4 oz. water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 900 ml – 30 oz. watermelon juice blended and sieved watermelon
  • Neutro ice cream stabiliser, enough for 1 lt – 4 cups of liquid – the quantity varies from brand to brand
  • 100 gms – 3.4 oz. Liquid Glucose
  • 250 gms – 8.8 oz. sugar
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips


  1. Heat up the water and the cinnamon stick. Bring it to a boil, put the fire off and let it infuse for 30 minutes.
  2. Cut the watermelon and blend it with a hand mixer. Sieve the juice and measure 900 ml – 30 oz. Keep it aside.
  3. Remove the cinnamon stick from the water and mix the infused water with the watermelon juice.
  4. Mix the neutro and sugar and add them to the juice mixture. Mix well.
  5. Add the liquid glucose and blend everything with the hand mixer to make sure everything is well combined.
  6. Chill for 30 minutes, then churn in an ice cream maker, according to the manufacturer’s instructions. During the last minute of churning, add the chocolate chips.
  7. Transfer into a container and freeze for a few hours before serving.