Florentiner

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READY IN: 56mins
YIELD: 2 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 120
    ml whipping cream
  • 50
  • 125
  • 40
    g candied fruit, cherries or 40 g other candied fruit
  • 100
    g candied orange, finely chopped
  • 100
    g almonds, slivers
  • 100
    g almonds, ground
  • 60
  • glaze
  • 200
    g semisweet chocolate, grated
  • 3
    tablespoons water
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • In saucepan, combine whipping cream, butter and sugar.
  • Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add candied fruit, candied orange, almond slivers, ground almonds, and flour, one after the other to cream, mixing well.
  • Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet, leaving several inches space in between.
  • With fork, dipped in water, press dough to approx 5 cm (2 inches diameter) rounds.
  • Bake 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Carefully remove and cool on rack.
  • In the meantime, for the glaze, melt the grated chocolate with water in double boiler or in microwave.
  • After cookies have cooled, brush glaze onto smooth bottom side of cookies.
  • Before glaze hardens, make a pattern by moving a fork across glaze.
  • Die Florentiner im 180 oC heissen Ofen 5 bis 6 Minuten backen.
  • Mit einem Spatel vom Blech loesen und auf einem Kuchengitter abkuehlen lassen.
  • Inzwischen die feingeriebene Zartbitterschokolade mit dem Wasser vermischen und im heissen Wasserbad schmelzen.
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