Coffee Granita

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 3 hr 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 3 hr
  • Yield: 2 1/2 to 3 cups granita
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Ingredients

1 cup water

2 tablespoons granulated sugar

1 1/4 cups brewed coffee, cooled

1/4 cup coffee liqueur (recommended: Tia Maria)

1/2 lemon, zested

Directions

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the water with the sugar. Stir to blend. Bring to a simmer over low heat, then transfer to a bowl to cool. Refrigerate.
  2. Whisk all of the remaining ingredients in a small bowl, then stir in the syrup. Pour the mixture into a baking sheet and freeze until it hardens, about 3 to 4 hours.
  3. When ready to serve, scrape the surface with the tines of a fork to remove the granita in large flakes. Spoon into serving glasses or bowls and serve.

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