Millionaire Florentines

by Bryony Harrison (follow)
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chocolate florentines, millionaire florentines


A cross between a Florentine biscuit and millionaire shortbread, these millionaire Florentines contain chunky nuts and a good layer of thick chocolate. Based on the brands I used, each Florentine is about 190 calories.

Preparation Time: 25 minutes
Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Makes: 12 servings

Ingredients
125g dark chocolate
65g seedless raisins
60g cashew nuts
50g flaked almonds
30g brazil nuts
50g light margarine
100g soft brown sugar
75g half fat creme fraiche
1 tbsp plain wholemeal flour
1/4 tsp mixed spice

Method



chocolate florentines, millionaire florentines


Melt the margarine and sugar together in a saucepan.
Stir in the creme fraiche.



chocolate florentines, millionaire florentines


Stir in the flour until fully integrated.



chocolate florentines, millionaire florentines


Pre-heat the oven to 180 ༠C/ 160 ༠C fan/350 ༠F/4 Gas.



nuts, raisins


Break up the cashew nuts and chop the brazil nuts in half, then mix with the almonds, raisins, and mixed spice.



nuts, raisins


Add the fruit and nuts to the caramel mixture, then pour it into a baking tray.



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Bake in the oven for fifteen minutes.



Melt the chocolate, then pour it over the cooled florentines.



Put the florentine in the fridge to set, then cut into slices.

Categories
#Chocolate
#Florentines
#Caramel
#Nuts
 
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