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Cappuccino Granita

Cappuccino Granita

Cooking Light JULY 1999

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup ground coffee beans
  • 1 3/4 cups water
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup 1% low-fat milk
  • Mint sprigs (optional)

Preparation

Assemble drip coffee maker according to manufacturer's directions. Place ground coffee in the coffee filter or filter basket. Add 1 3/4 cups water to coffee maker and brew; set coffee aside.

Combine sugar and 1/3 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil, and cook 1 minute or until sugar dissolves. Stir in vanilla and cinnamon. Remove from heat, and stir in brewed coffee and milk.

Cool coffee mixture completely; pour into an 8-inch square baking dish. Cover and freeze at least 8 hours or until firm. Remove coffee mixture from freezer; scrape entire mixture with a fork until fluffy. Spoon into a freezer-safe container; cover and freeze for up to 1 month. Garnish with mint sprigs, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 56
  • Calories from fat: 3%
  • Fat: 0.2g
  • Saturated fat: 0.1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 0.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 12.3g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 1mg
  • Iron: 0.1mg
  • Sodium: 10mg
  • Calcium: 26mg
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