Coffee Ice

Italian ices are typically served with mounds of whipped cream. If you like, serve this version with a low-calorie dessert topping.

Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons instant espresso coffee powder
  • 1/2 cup boiling water
  • 1 cup cold water
  • 5 strawberries (optional)
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Directions
1. 
In a small bowl combine sugar and coffee powder. Add boiling water; stir until dissolved. Stir in cold water.
2. 
Pour mixture into a 9x5x3-inch loaf pan. Freeze about 2 hours or until firm.
3. 
Break frozen mixture into small chunks; place in a chilled medium mixing bowl. Beat with electric mixer on low speed until fluffy.
4. 
Freeze mixture for 2 hours or until firm.
5. 
To serve, scrape or scoop ice into small dessert dishes. If desired, garnish each serving with a strawberry. Makes 5 (1/2-cup) servings.

Make Ahead Tip

  • Pack into an airtight freezer container. Seal, label, and freeze up to 1 month.

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 44, carb. (g) 11, sodium (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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