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Coffee Granita with Mocha Topping

5
5
5
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
5 hr 5 min
Prep
5 hr
Cook
5 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
This granita is the perfect dessert to celebrate warm days. It takes a while to make, but you only have to spend a fraction of that time in the kitchen.

Ingredients

Brewed espresso

24 fl oz, 3 cups, regular or decaf

Sugar

cup(s)

Vanilla extract

1 tsp

Fat free whipped topping

½ cup(s)

Decaffeinated instant coffee

1 tsp, or regular

Unsweetened cocoa powder

½ tsp

Instructions

  1. Pour espresso into medium saucepan. Stir in sugar. Heat over low heat, stirring, until sugar dissolves, 1 minute. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla.
  2. Refrigerate mixture until cold, about 2 hours.
  3. Pour mixture into 1 1/2-quart freezer-safe bowl. Freeze until slushy, 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Remove from freezer; break up with fork. Return to freezer until slushy, 1 to 1 1/2 hours. Remove. Using a fork, break up into small crystals. Spoon into 4 cups.
  4. In a bowl fold together whipped topping, coffee powder and cocoa. Yields about 1 cup granita and 2 tablespoons topping per serving.