Coffee Granita

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3/4 cup - sugar
  • 1.5 cup - water
  • 2.5 strong (espresso) cup - coffee
  • 1/4 cup - black coffee
  • 1 tsp - gelatin crystals

How to Make Coffee Granita

  • Combine the sugar and 1.25 cup water in a small, heavy saucepan.
  • Place over medium heat and stir until the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Boil the syrup for 5 minutes, then remove from the heat.
  • Add the coffee and liqueur.
  • Sprinkle gelatine over 1/4 cup water.
  • Allow to expand, dissolve over low heat, till transparent.
  • Add to coffee mixture.
  • Refrigerate until set but not frozen hard.
  • Beat to a mush, reset in freezer till softly frozen.
  • Scoop into deep bowls, serve right away.
  • Or put in tall glass, beat to a slush, serve with giant straws.
  • Serve immediately.