Recipe

Easy Christmas florentines

Celebrate the holiday season with these delightfully festive florentines. Packed with dried fruits, nuts and a drizzle of chocolate, they're sure to satisfy your sweet tooth.

  • 35 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Makes 24
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Ingredients

Easy Christmas florentines
  • 4 cup cornflakes
  • 3/4 cup mixed dried fruit
  • 1/2 cup glace cherries
  • 1/2 cup roasted flaked almonds
  • 1/2 cup roasted unsalted peanuts
  • 1/3 cup craisins
  • 395 gram can sweetened condensed milk
  • 200 gram dark chocolate, melted
  • melted white chocolate, edible glitter, to decorate

Method

Easy Christmas florentines
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C. Line 4 oven trays with baking paper.
  • 2
    In a large bowl, combine cornflakes, dried fruit, cherries, almonds, peanuts and craisins. Mix in condensed milk until well combined.
  • 3
    Place 2 tablespoons of mixture onto tray. Using damp fingers, shape into a 5cm round. Repeat with remaining mixture, leaving 3cm between each.
  • 4
    Bake for 12-15 minutes until golden. Allow to cool on trays until almost firm, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
  • 5
    Spread melted chocolate onto underside of each, dragging a fork along the base to create a wavy pattern. Allow to set. Drizzle tops of florentines with melted white chocolate and dust with edible glitter.

Notes

Use a selection of the same quantity of fruit and nuts you prefer.

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