Recipe courtesy of Gale Gand

Espresso Granita with Crema

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  • Total: 8 hr 15 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 8 hr
  • Yield: 8 servings
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1/2 cup sugar

1 cup water

1/2 vanilla bean, split

2 thick strips orange rind, plus extra for garnish

1 cup espresso

1 cup whipped cream


  1. In a saucepan, bring the sugar, water, vanilla and orange rind to a boil. Take off the heat and stir in the espresso. Strain into a shallow pan and freeze overnight until solid. Scrape and place in an ice cold bowl. Garnish with whipped cream and orange rind.