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Recipe For Florentines — 30 Comments

  1. A typo I’m guessing. I have only ever attempted Florentines once and they weren’t very successful. They are considered very Christmassy here. Maybe I’ll have a go of your recipe.
    Fiona Ryan sharing the blog ♥ Hey Sister, Go Sister – Lady Marmalade CafeMy Profile

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    • I am sure they are a perfect Christmas cookie when you look at the ingredients 🙂

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  2. Regardless of the recipe Tandy, they look like the turned out deliciously well. Lot’s of chocolate is not a bad thing:)
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    • You are right, lots of chocolate is never a bad thing!

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  3. These look so incredibly good! It’s so frustrating when recipes are written incorrectly huh! Such a waste of time and money often when you follow a recipe and things don’t go to plan!
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    • That is exactly how I feel!

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  4. Haha… I love it when you come across a recipe that clearly has not been road tested. Do you call them out? I do. 🙂
    Your florentines look wonderful, would go down a treat with a sweetened cuppa tea I reckon.
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    • I don’t call people out on their errors unless I have a ‘relationship’ with them 🙂

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  5. You can never have too much chocolate! Just joking. I have tried recipes that failed because the ingredients or the instructions were wrong. So annoying!

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    • That is annoying!

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  6. These look really delicious! I just tried cookies here in the Azore Islands of Portugal with dried fruits and cinnamon and fennel but they weren’t coated with chocolate. They were really interesting and delicious. I’ll have to try these.
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    • I would love the fennel in them for sure 🙂

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  7. Yum florentines! Have never made them so thanks for the recipe Tandy. I’ve often followed recipes that have had some questionable cooking times-thankfully I have some common sense! Still not sure how they get away with it.

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    • Common sense seems to be an important ‘ingredient’ 🙂

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  8. My husband LOVES florentines. 🙂 Where I lived in Washington, the local Dutch bakery made them without fruit, but they were sandwiched together with cream and then half dipped in chocolate. Delicious! 🙂

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    • Wow, that does sound delicious 🙂

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  9. I have had such a bad sweet tooth lately. I would love to have some of these with my morning coffee!
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    • Pity screen grabs don’t work for those cravings!

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  10. Hi Tandy, I bet these still taste delicious, I’ve come across recipes that had a typo too and I did not realize it until the dish was completed. When I went back over the comments the problem was discussed but never changed in the actual recipe. Oh well……
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    • That is so frustrating!

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  11. Not something I have ever made, but I’d like to have a try, yours look lovely.
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    • Thank you so much 🙂

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  12. perfect little bite size!
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    • They were lots of perfect bite size 🙂

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  13. My recipe calls for 250g of dark chocolate, but then I use two cups of corn flakes too!

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    • Wow, that must make a decent batch 🙂

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  14. One of these would be lovely with a cup of tea.
    Enjoy the holiday today Tandy.
    🙂 Mandy xo

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    • Thanks Mandy, we had a great day off work 🙂

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  15. You are so right, Tandy, way too much chocolate! Errors in measurements are quite often to be found even on famous food bloggers’ sites. Annoying when you end up with a full pot of melted chocolate, wait: you could whip some cream and mix it with the chocolate, either add it to your coffee to make a Brazilian coffee or simply enjoy it spoon by spoon!

    Florentines are my favourite treats in winter, in summer they would melt away … You just gave me the idea to post the recipe in autumn, thank you so much.

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    • I am still working my way through the chocolate in the form of hot chocolate when the mood grabs me 🙂

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