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Espresso Granita

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  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Brewed espresso 3 Cup (48 tbs), cooled
  Anisette liqueur 1 Teaspoon

In a medium saucepan combine the water and sugar.
Cook and stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved.
Remove from heat; cool about 30 minutes.
Stir in espresso and, if desired, anisette liqueur.
Pour into a 13x9x2-inch pan.
Cover and freeze about 1 1/2 hours or until mixture is slushy on the edges.
Stir, scraping the frozen mixture off bottom and sides of pan.
Cover and freeze for 3 to 3 1/2 hours or until all of the mixture is slushy, stirring every 30 minutes.
Cover and freeze for at least 6 hours or until firm.Before serving, let granita stand at room temperature for 5 to 10 minutes.
Scrape the surface of the granita and spoon into chilled dessert dishes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 523 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0 g

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 0 mg

Total Carbohydrates 127 g42.4%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 101.9 g

Protein 13 g25.3%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 0.1% Iron 0.06%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Espresso Granita Recipe