Daily Archives: November 16, 2009

Food Monday ~ Cranberry & Chocolate Orange Florentines

Cranberry & Chocolate Orange Florentines

Preheat oven to 180°C

  • 40g butter
  • 75ml double cream
  • 50g caster sugar
  • 50g flaked almonds
  • 25g chopped mixed peel
  • 50g dried cranberries, chopped
  • 40g plain flour
  • 100g plain orange chocolate

Line a baking tray with non stick paper.Melt butter, cream and sugar together over a low heat.Slowly bring to the boil.Remove from the heat and add nuts, peel and cranberries.Stir in the flour.

Drop teaspoonfuls of mixture onto baking tray, leaving plenty of space for the mixture to spread.Flatten slightly with a fork.Bake for 10-12 minutes.Cool on baking tray and then lift on to wire rack.

Melt chocolate in a bowl over a saucepan of hot water.Spread a little over one side of each biscuit and leave to set.