Florentine Recipe

Florentine Recipe

An alternative Florentine recipe.

Serves approx. 10


  • 104g whole milk
  • 158g caster sugar
  • 84g glucose syrup
  • 84g runny honey
  • 210g butter
  • 25g sliced almonds
  • 84g pistachio
  • 84g mixed peel
  • 100g chopped glacé cherries
  • 50g melted chocolate


  1. In a pan, heat the milk, sugar, glucose and honey and bring to a boil, take it up to 120°c using a sugar thermometer.
  2. As soon as it reaches temperature, stir in the butter until melted.
  3. Then add all the dry ingredients, stir until combined.
  4. Drop spoonfuls onto a baking tray, flatten down so you get an even bake. Bake at 160°c for approximately 10 mins, until golden.
  5. Leave for a few minutes to cool slightly, then use a ring mould to bring the shape back to circular, and leave to cool completely before covering the flat side with the melted chocolate.

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