Cooking with Kaylie: Mocha Granita

It’s summer (sort of), which is the time of year when coffee lovers search for new and creative ways to get their caffeine fix.Mocha Granita

Iced coffee? A delicious and trusty standby. Mocha smoothie? A great way to drink coffee and chocolate while still sounding like it’s a healthy option. Coffee-infused popsicles? A tasty alternative, but you need a popsicle mold.

So, I was pondering new ways to meet my summertime coffee intake requirements when I came across a recipe for Mocha Granita, which I modified a bit for espresso rather than French press coffee.

Ingredients

Directions

  • Brew 3 shots of espresso
  • In a baking dish, combine hot espresso shots with sugar, cocoa powder, and 1/2 cup hot water
  • Mix until sugar and cocoa powder dissolve
  • Place in the freezer
  • After 30 minutes, mix with a fork
  • Repeat every hour until completely frozen
  • Transfer to a glass and enjoy!

This granita is super rich and almost tastes like a frozen coffee brownie. You can’t go wrong with that! Added bonus: Other than the time factor, this recipe takes very little work.

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