Almond Florentines

Almond Florentines

Based on 17 ratings
Vanessa Pass

Vanessa Pass

Food Editor at Kitchen Stories

Difficulty

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

Ingredients

Servings2
35 g
sugar
15 g
honey
24 g
butter
30 ml
heavy cream
40 g
sliced almonds
20 g
candied orange peel
40 g
dark chocolate
MetricImperial

Utensils

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

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Nutrition per serving

Cal460
Protein7 g
Fat36 g
Carb38 g
  • 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.
    • 35 g sugar
    • 15 g honey
    • 24 g butter
    • 30 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.
    • 40 g sliced almonds
    • 20 g 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.
    • 40 g 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!

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