Mocha Ice-Cream Sandwiches with Florentines

Mocha Ice-Cream Sandwiches with Florentines

Creating this tower of delicious dessert is easier than you think. Guests at your next dinner party are sure to be impressed with your home-made ice-cream.

Makes 1 litre

12 egg yolks

1 cup caster sugar

2 cups pouring cream

1¾ cups milk

1 vanilla bean, split and scraped

¼ cup espresso

dark-chocolate store-bought

Florentines, to serve

1 Place egg yolks and half the caster sugar in a heatproof bowl; whisk for 3-4 minutes, or until pale and fluffy.

2 Place cream, milk, vanilla bean, and remaining sugar in a saucepan over high heat, stirring until sugar dissolves. Bring just to the boil, add espresso, and pour into egg mixture; whisk until combined.

3 Place the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water and stir continuously for 6-8 minutes, or until mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a wooden spoon. Strain mixture into another bowl and refrigerate until cool.

4 Place in the bowl of an ice-cream maker and freeze according to manufacturer’s instructions. Serve mocha ice-cream sandwiched between two Florentines.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE

BECOME A MiNDFOOD SUBSCRIBER TODAY

Let us keep you up to date with our weekly MiNDFOOD e-newsletters which include the weekly menu plan, health and news updates or tempt your taste buds with the MiNDFOOD Daily Recipe.