Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 2 cups lukewarm espresso or strong black coffee

  2. 1/2 cup sugar

  3. 2 tablespoons coffee flavored liqueur

  4. 1 teaspoon orange or lemon zest

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Combine all ingredients and stir until sugar melts. Pour mixture into 9 by 13-inch metal pan and place on level shelf in freezer for half an hour. (Mixture should only come about 1/4-inch up the side of the pan.) Remove and use a dinner fork to scrape any ice crystals that have formed on the side or bottom of the pan. Return to freezer and repeat scraping every 20 to 30 minutes for 3 to 4 hours. Once mixture is thoroughly frozen, fluff with a fork and allow flakes to "dry" in freezer another half hour before serving. When served, the granita should look like a fluffy pile of dry brown crystals. Scoop into goblets and top with barely sweetened whipped cream , add additional citrus zest if desired.


Send feedback