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Coffee Granita

In Sicily, coffee granita is frequently served at breakfast with brioche on hot summer days. It's an excellent and unusual addition to a brunch.

Makes 6 servings

4 cups hot, very strong brewed coffee (a dark roast made at double strength or espresso is best)

1 cup sugar

Whipped cream sweetened to taste with sugar.

Dissolve sugar in hot coffee and cool to room temperature. Pour into a 9-inch-by-13-inch pan and place in the freezer. Follow directions for freezing and serving in General Methods and top with whipped cream.

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