From: Bon Appetit, May, 1995, 'The Mediterranean, A Delicious Voyage
Stir water and sugar in a medium sauce pan over medium heat until sugar dissolves and syrup boils for 1 minute. Cool syrup, mix in coffee. Pour mixture into med sized metal bowl and freeze until mixture is solid, about 3 hours. You can stir the mixture occasionally to form coarse flakes.
Pile frozen coffee granita into stemmed glasses and top with whipped cream.