Florentines

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Preparation info

  • Makes

    2

    dozen
    • Difficulty

      Medium

    • Ready in

      40 min

Appears in

The Chocolate Lover's Cookbook

The Chocolate Lover's Cookbook

By Patricia Lousada

Published 1987

  • About

These are among the nicest of all biscuits and not at all difficult to make despite their delicate appearance.

Ingredients

  • 40 g ( oz) salted butter, plus extra for greasing
  • 5 tablespoons double cream<

Method

Oven temperature Gas Mark 4/180°C/350°F

Preheat the oven. Melt the butter, cream and sugar together and slowly bring to boiling point. Remove the saucepan from the heat and add the almonds and orange peel. When these are blended stir in the flour and salt. Drop rounded t