Looking for an easy summer dessert to help beat the heat? The combination of chocolate and almond in this granita is a refreshing change from traditional ice cream flavours, and will leave any chocolate lover wanting more. Additional recipes can be found at www.almond-fresh.com.
Choco Almond Granita
Makes 6 servings
3 cups (750 ml) Almond Fresh Chocolate
4 tbsp (60 ml) agave nectar
4 tbsp (60 ml) agar powder (vegetarian substitute for gelatin)
½ cup (125 ml) sliced almonds
In a blender on high speed, blend Almond Fresh, agave nectar and agar powder.
Transfer to an ice cream machine and mix for 20 minutes.
Add sliced almonds and mix for another 5 minutes. Best served within 4-6 hours of preparation.