Chocolate florentines

Enjoy a pretty, dainty chocolate treat with Paul Young's recipe for home-made chocolate Florentines, dangerously moreish...
By Paul A Young
Chocolate florentines
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  • Cook Time: 15 minutes , plus tempering
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes plus setting
  • Effort: medium

Ingredients

main

  • 100 g dark chocolate
  • 100 g milk chocolate
  • 100 g white chocolate
  • a handful of blanched flaked almonds
  • a handful of pistachio nuts
  • a handful of raisins
  • a handful of glacé cherries

Method

1. Temper the dark, milk and white chocolates by melting them very slowly in separate bowls each suspended over a pan of simmering water, reducing the chocolate's temperature to 28°C, then heating it to 31°C.

2. Take teaspoons of the tempered chocolates and spread each teaspoon onto sheets silicon parchment, to form even-sized discs.

3. Press one each of the ingredients into the melted chocolate and place in a cool place to set.

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