A generous serving of homemade Italian ice may just be the best antidote to sweltering summer days. Known in Italy as granita, this world-famous icy concoction came to America from Sicily, where locals make it in a myriad of flavors. With these easy recipes for Italian ice you'll be able to replicate those Mediterranean flavors in your own kitchen. Here's what to make:
Cool off with this delicious granita for coffee lovers (pictured above). It's made with espresso, vanilla and topped with Amaretto-flavored whipped cream.
Orange Granita with White Coffee Cream
This refreshing orange granita is spiked with Grand Marnier and served with a delicious coffee-infused whipped cream.
When you are in the mood for a classic Italian ice, try make this zesty lemon granita - all it takes is four ingredients.
Put fresh summer berries to good use by making this tempting strawberry granita. The secret to this Italian ice? A splash of white wine and thick vanilla cream.
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