Desiree's yummy Florentines

Desiree's yummy Florentines


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About this recipe: These easy peasy Florentines make a great gift, particularly at Xmas or on any other occasion. Makes 25 which will keep for 4-5 days in airtight container - indulge and enjoy!


Serves: 8 

  • 90g cornflakes, crushed a bit by hand or rolling pin
  • 90g toasted flaked almonds
  • 60g diced cranberries (optional)
  • 60 diced glace cherries
  • 60g sultanas or raisins
  • 397g tin condensed milk
  • 310g baking chocolate broken into chunks

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:12min  ›  Ready in:22min 

  1. Heat oven to 180 C / Gas 4. Line a couple of baking sheets with baking parchment.
  2. Mix together in bowl all ingredients (except the chocolate) until all the ingredients are sticky.
  3. Spoon tablespoons of mixture onto the sheets and leave room for spreading. Flatten each with the back of a wet spoon. Bake for 12 minutes or until golden brown.
  4. Allow to cool until almost firm and with a spatula carefully turn each one upside down and cool completely.
  5. Melt chocolate over simmering water in a double boiler or in the microwave. When melted, brush chocolate over the flat bases of the biscuits with a pastry brush.
  6. When the chocolate has nearly set, make squiggly lines with a form in the chocolate for a professional looking finish.

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