Florentines

servings30
40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 100g of butter
  • 100g of caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp of glucose syrup
  • 50ml of whipping cream
  • 35g of plain flour
  • 50g of glacé cherries
  • 50g of mixed peel
  • 35g of sultanas
  • 100g of flaked almonds
  • 100g of currants

Method

1
Preheat the oven to 160ºC/gas mark 3
2
Cream together the butter and caster sugar, then add the glucose syrup and whipping cream. Mix well
  • 100g of butter
  • 100g of caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp of glucose syrup
  • 500ml of whipping cream
3
Mix in the flour, then stir in the cherries, mixed peel, sultanas, almonds and currants until well-incorporated
  • 35g of plain flour
  • 50g of glacé cherries
  • 50g of mixed peel
  • 35g of sultanas
  • 100g of flaked almonds
  • 100g of currants
4
Place small teaspoons of the Florentine mixture on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat, spacing them well apart. Bake for 8–10 minutes and then allow to cool before serving