Almond Florentines

Almond Florentines

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
10
min.
Baking
10
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-10+
175 g 
sugar
75 g 
honey
120 g 
butter
150 ml 
heavy cream
200 g 
sliced almonds
100 g 
candied orange peel
200 g 
dark chocolate
Metric
Imperial
  • 175 g sugar
  • 75 g honey
  • 120 g butter
  • 150 ml heavy cream
  • 200 g sliced almonds
  • 100 g candied orange peel
  • 200 g dark chocolate

Utensils

  • small pot
  • pastry brush
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • pot
  • parchment paper
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • heatproof bowl

Nutrition per serving

Cal
460
Protein
7g
Fat
36g
Carb
38g

Step 1/6

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Add sugar, honey, butter, and heavy cream to a pot and heat at low temperature for approx. 5 min., or until sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally.  Let simmer for approx. another 5 min. on medium heat.
  • 175 sugar
  • 75 honey
  • 120 butter
  • 150 ml heavy cream
  • oven
  • pot

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Add sugar, honey, butter, and heavy cream to a pot and heat at low temperature for approx. 5 min., or until sugar dissolves, stirring occasionally. Let simmer for approx. another 5 min. on medium heat.

Step 2/6

Add sliced almonds and candied orange peel to the saucepan, stir to combine, and let simmer for approx. 3 – 5 min.
  • 200 sliced almonds
  • 100 candied orange peel

Add sliced almonds and candied orange peel to the saucepan, stir to combine, and let simmer for approx. 3 – 5 min.

Step 3/6

Spread the mixture evenly on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 180°C/ 350°F for approx. 10 – 12 min., or until golden.
  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • parchment paper

Spread the mixture evenly on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake at 180°C/ 350°F for approx. 10 – 12 min., or until golden.

Step 4/6

Let cool for 10 min. Cut warm mass into approx. 6x6-cm/ 2.5x2.5- in. squares, then halve the squares diagonally. Alternatively break into desired size. For round Florentines, cut out with a round cookie cutter. Allow to cool completely.
  • cutting board
  • knife

Let cool for 10 min. Cut warm mass into approx. 6x6-cm/ 2.5x2.5- in. squares, then halve the squares diagonally. Alternatively break into desired size. For round Florentines, cut out with a round cookie cutter. Allow to cool completely.

Step 5/6

Roughly chop chocolate, add to a heatproof bowl, and place on top of a pot filled with simmering water to make a double boiler. Stir gently until melted.
  • 200 dark chocolate
  • small pot
  • heatproof bowl

Roughly chop chocolate, add to a heatproof bowl, and place on top of a pot filled with simmering water to make a double boiler. Stir gently until melted.

Step 6/6

Brush the backs of the triangles with the melted chocolate. Let dry and enjoy!
  • pastry brush

Brush the backs of the triangles with the melted chocolate. Let dry and enjoy!