Cappuccino Granita

Total Time
3hrs 10mins
Prep
10 mins
Cook
3 hrs

Someone around here, (I'm not naming names) got me hooked on granitas. This serves a lot, so you can claim more converts. They are yummy!

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the coffee, sugar and cinnamon and stir until the sugar is dissolved.
  2. Whisk in 1/4 cup of the cream and refrigerate for about 30 minutes.
  3. Pour the mixture into a shallow dish and place in the freezer.
  4. Using a fork, scrape around the sides of the dish every 30 minutes to break up the ice crystals until all the liquid is completely frozen, about 3 hours.
  5. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and keep frozen until ready to serve.
  6. (The granita can be prepared up to 2 days in advance and stored in the freezer.).
  7. Just before serving, using a handheld mixer, whip the remaining 1 cup cream on medium-high speed until soft peaks form, about 3 minutes.
  8. Divide the granita among 8 coffee cups with saucers.
  9. Top each cup with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprinkle of chocolate shavings.