Espresso granita con crema

Espresso granita con crema

10 mins Prep

Granitas are similar to sorbets but have a much grainier consistency. The traditional flavour and texture varies throughout the island. In Catania it is very common to find granita flavoured with almonds, whereas in Messina it is often flavoured with coffee and served with cream

Created by Spinneys
Prep time 10 minutes
Freezing time 2 hours
Serves 4-6
Cuisine Italian
Diet Vegetarian
Preparation Easy
Nutrition (per serving)
Calories 203
Fat 15.8g
Saturates 9.8g
Protein 1.4g
Carbs 15.7g
Sugars 14.1g
Given the cook-at-home nature of Spinneys and natural variations in ingredients, nutritional information is approximated. See details

Cooking Instructions

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Place the sugar and water in a pan over a low heat and stir until the sugar dissolves. Add the coffee, stir and set aside until completely cooled.


Pour the mixture into a freezer-proof container and place in the freezer for 2 hours or just over, stirring every 20 minutes to give it a granular texture.


Whip the cream.


Serve in dishes or glasses. Decorate with whipped cream and a dusting of cocoa powder.