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Espresso Granita

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  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Kahlua/Other coffee-flavored liqueur 2 Tablespoon
  Grand marnier/Other orange-flavored liqueur 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon stick 3 Inch
  Strong espresso 3 Cup (48 tbs), brewed

Combine first 5 ingredients in a small saucepan.
Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
Remove from heat, and let cool slightly.
Remove and discard cinnamon stick.
Add espresso, and stir well.
Cover and chill thoroughly.
Pour mixture into freezer can of a 2-quart hand-turned or electric freezer.
Freeze according to manufacturer's instructions.
Let ripen for 1 hour, if desired.
Scoop granita into individual dessert bowls.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 999 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.11 g0.17%

Saturated Fat 0.03 g0.16%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 10.9 mg0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 239 g79.7%

Dietary Fiber 4.8 g19.1%

Sugars 200 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A 0.5% Vitamin C 0.57%

Calcium 9.2% Iron 4.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Espresso Granita Recipe