Recipe

Irish coffee with florentines

  • 25 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 2, Makes 24 Item
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Ingredients

Irish coffee with florentines
  • 2 cup hot espresso coffee
  • 1/4 cup irish whiskey
  • 1 tablespoon caster sugar
  • whipped cream, to serve
  • lorentines, to serve
Florentines
  • 2 cup cornflakes
  • 100 gram packet, red glace cherries, chopped
  • 1/2 cup sultanas
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds
  • 3/4 cup sweetened, condensed milk
  • 200 gram dark chocolate

Method

Irish coffee with florentines
  • 1
    Pour coffee into heatproof serving glasses. Add whiskey and sugar; stir to combine.
  • 2
    Top with whipped cream; serve at once with Florentines.
Florentines
  • 3
    Preheat oven to 170°C/150°C fan forced. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Combine cornflakes, cherries, sultanas, almonds and condensed milk in a bowl.
  • 4
    Drop rounded spoonfuls of mixture onto prepared trays, allowing room for spreading. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until light golden brown. Let cool on trays.
  • 5
    Meanwhile, place chocolate in a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water (do not let bowl touch water). Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until chocolate melts and is smooth. Remove bowl from pan. Let cool slightly.
  • 6
    Spread chocolate over flat side of each florentine. Using a fork, create lines in chocolate, then place, chocolate-side up, on a wire rack to set.