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Coffee and cardamom granita with cream

You'll need

  • 350 ml
  • espresso
  • 110 gm
  • (½ cup) demerara sugar
  • 6
  • green cardamom pods, cracked
  • 125 ml
  • (½ cup) pouring cream
  • 1 tbsp
  • pure icing sugar, sifted
  • 75 gm
  • (½ cup) pistachio kernels

Method

  • 01
  • Stir coffee, sugar, cardamom and 500ml water in a saucepan over medium heat until sugar dissolves, remove from heat, cool. Pour into a shallow tray, freeze until half frozen (1-1½ hours). Remove from freezer, break mixture into small ice flakes with a fork, then freeze again until just frozen (1-2 hours). Stir once more with a fork, breaking mixture into ice flakes.
  • 02
  • Whisk cream and icing sugar in a bowl until soft peaks form and refrigerate until required.
  • 03
  • Process pistachios in a food processor until finely ground. To serve, divide granita among chilled glasses, top with cream, scatter with ground pistachios and serve immediately.

At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
  • 10 min preparation
  • 5 min cooking (plus freezing)
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At A Glance

  • Serves 6 people
  • 10 min preparation
  • 5 min cooking (plus freezing)

Featured in

Apr 2009

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