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Easy Florentines

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Ingredients
  Almonds 1 Cup (16 tbs), slivered
  Candied orange peel 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Flour 5 Tablespoon
  Whipping cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Almond extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Semi sweet chocolate squares 3 Ounce (3 squares, 1 ounce each)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. In a bowl, chop and add almonds, chopped orange peel, flour, whipping cream, sugar, salt, almond extract and mix well.
2. On top of a double boiler, add chocolate and allow it to melt, stir continuously until smooth.

MAKING
3. Drop by level teaspoons onto a greased cookie sheet, flatten slightly with wet knife blade.

FINALISING
4. In a preheated oven, bake at 225 degrees centigrade for about 12 to 14 minutes. Coat the base of the florentines with melted chocolate, and create a wavy design using a fork.
5. Allow to cool on wire rack.

SERVING
6. Serve at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Chocolate
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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