Coffee Granita with ricotta cream

DIFFICULTY
15m

Delicious and summery, the espresso granita with cream of ricotta blends the freshness of the granita with the thickness of the ricotta cream.
Ingredients
  • 500 ml coffee
  • 100 g sugar
  • 50 ml water
  • ½ vanilla pod
  • 125 g cow’s milk ricotta
  • 25 g icing sugar
  • 4 slices of brioche
Preparation
Preparing the Granita

Prepare the coffee. Combine sugar and a piece of vanilla pod with water and bring to the boil. Add the coffee, pour into a bowl and place in the freezer. Mix with a fork every 30 minutes, until frozen.

Cream of ricotta and brioche wafers

Work the ricotta and icing sugar with the electric whisk until a homogeneous cream is obtained. Refrigerate. Toast rounds of brioche in the oven for 5 minutes at 180°C.

PRESENTATION

Serve the granita in a glass. Garnish with a spoonful of sweet ricotta and a brioche wafer.

Method

For the granita

Prepare the coffee with the moka pot.

Combine the sugar and a bit of the vanilla pod and bring to the boil.

Pour it all in a bowl and place in the freezer.

Mix with a fork every 30 minutes, until frozen.

Granita al caffè con crema di ricotta
Granita al caffè con crema di ricotta

For the cream of ricotta and brioche wafers

Work the ricotta and the icing sugar with the whisk until you get a homogeneous cream and then refrigerate.

Toast the rounds of brioche in the oven for 5 minutes at 180°C.

Presentation

Serve the granita in a glass, garnish with a spoonful of sweet ricotta and a brioche wafer.

Granita al caffè con crema di ricotta
Granita al caffè con crema di Ricotta
The ideal coffee for this recipe

Qualità Rossa

Full-bodied flavour

A unique blend of Robusta and Arabica beans featuring an aromatic, smooth, well-rounded flavour. A versatile coffee, great with or without milk.

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