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Tasty Christmas treats: Florentines

CHELSEA WHITAKER
Last updated 14:30 19/12/2012
Florentines

FESTIVE FEAST: Chelsea Whitaker's Florentines are a sweet addition for your Christmas party or meal.

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Ingredients

1/2 cup (70g) currants

1 1/2 cups (210g) slivered almonds

1/2 cup (120g) red glace cherries - halved

1/2 cup (120g) green glace cherries - halved

4 cups (120g) cornflakes

1 tin condensed milk

180g dark chocolate

Method

Combine all ingredients except chocolate and mix well. Line flat oven trays with baking paper and place desertspoons of mixture on trays.

Bake in a moderate oven for 15-20 minutes or until slightly brown.

Once the florentines have cooled, melt chocolate and ice the flat side.

Makes about 45.

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