Espresso Granita

On hot summer days in Italy, coffee granitas are sold in cafés at breakfast time as a change of pace from the regular hot espresso.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hour 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy


Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cooled espresso
  • 1⁄3 cup sugar
  • 1⁄2 Tbsp. cocoa powder

Directions

  • In a medium bowl, whisk together all of the ingredients until the sugar and cocoa power are fully dissolved.
  • Pour the mixture into a 13-by-9-inch metal pan. Freeze for 20 minutes.
  • Remove from the freezer and rake any frozen bits with a fork.
  • Return to the freezer for 20 additional minutes.
  • Remove from the freezer and rake any frozen bits with a fork.
  • Freeze for an additional 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the freezer and rake again.
  • Serve.