White chocolate Florentine ice cream sandwiches

The perfect addition to the Christmas table.
 
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Recipe from: 2 October 2015
Preparation time: 15 min
Cooking time: 20 min
 
 

Ingredients

 
  • 70
    g
    butter
  • 50
    g
    sugar
  • 1
    Tbs
    golden syrup
  • 50
    g
    dried apricots, finely chopped
  • 20
    g
    mixed peel, finely chopped
  • 50
    g
    flaked almonds, chopped
  • 2
    Tbs
    dessicated coconut
  • 40
    tsp
    flour, sifted
  • pinch of salt
  • 100
    g
    white chocolate, melted
  • extra white chocolate, melted
  • 500
    g
    vanilla ice cream
  • silver balls to sprinkle
Servings: Change Serving
 
 

Method

 

Preheat the oven to 180ºC.

Line a baking tray with baking paper. Place the butter, sugar and golden syrup in a small pot over a low heat; stir to melt the butter and dissolve the sugar.

In a bowl, stir together the dry ingredients, add the melted butter mixture and stir to combine.

Place small dollops of the mixture onto the baking tray spaced well apart; bake for 8–10 minutes, remove from the oven and, with the back of a tablespoon, flatten into rounds. Allow to cool completely.

Spread the melted chocolate onto baking paper; allow to cool and when set, cut out stars with cookie cutters and set aside.

Turn Florentine rounds so the undersides face up; gently spread with a little of the extra melted chocolate and top with chocolate stars, then place chocolate side up on a cooling rack.

To assemble:

Place a scoop of vanilla ice cream on a Florentine, top with a second Florentine and sandwich together.

To serve:

Serve immediately, decorated with a sprinkling of silver balls.

Words and image:
Fairlady magazine

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