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Frozen Coffee Granita

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“This is a must if you are a coffee lover. If you planning to make a double recipe make in two separate pans. You can make this a day ahead and keep covered in the freezer, just defrost slighty and scrape with a fork to loosen. Cooking time is freezing time.”
READY IN:
2hrs 15mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups hot very strong coffee (you can even use flavored coffee for this, such as chocolate almond or Irish Cream, etc) or 2 cups espresso coffee (you can even use flavored coffee for this, such as chocolate almond or Irish Cream, etc)
  • 14 cup sugar (or to taste)
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • whipped cream

Directions

  1. In a bowl stir together hot coffee and sugar and stir until the sugar is dissolved, then add in vanilla.
  2. Pour into an 8-inch metal baking pan and freeze, stirring every 30 minutes, until slushy (this should take about 1-1/2 hours).
  3. Transfer mixture to a bowl and stir vigorously with a fork until slightly smoother and more uniform in texture (about 30 seconds).
  4. Return to the freezer until firm enough to scoop (about another 30-40 minutes.
  5. Divide the granita into serving dishes and top with whipped cream.

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