Coffee Granita

This traditional Italian palate-refresher has a richer, more mellow taste when made with flavored instant coffee.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 45 min
  • ingredients 4
  • servings 10

Ingredients

2/3
cup hazelnut or other flavored instant coffee beverage (from 9.9-oz. container)
2/3
cup sugar
1/2
cup boiling water
3
cups cold water
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine coffee beverage, sugar and boiling water; stir with wire whisk until sugar is dissolved. Stir in cold water. Pour mixture into ungreased 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish. Freeze about 1 hour or until icy around edges.
  • 2 Stir and mash mixture with fork to break up ice crystals. Freeze an additional 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 hours, breaking up mixture with fork every 30 minutes. Serve immediately or let stand at room temperature 5 to 15 minutes before serving. To serve, stir with fork; spoon into dessert dishes.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1/2 Cup
    Calories
    110
    (
    Calories from Fat
    20),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2g
    2%
    (Saturated Fat
    0g,
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    0mg
    0%;
    Sodium
    50mg
    50%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    23g
    23%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    21g
    21%
    ),
    Protein
    0g
    0%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    0%;
    Exchanges:
    1 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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