Apricot Florentines Recipe



  1. 60 gm butter
  2. 1/3 c. brown sugar
  3. 2 Tbsp. flour, plain
  4. 1/2 c. almonds, slivered
  5. 1/4 c. dry apricots
  6. 125 gm dark chocolate


  1. Finely chop the dry apricots.
  2. Cream butter and sugar in a bowl till just combined, stir in sifted flour then almonds and apricots.
  3. Drop 1/2 tsp.
  4. of mix onto greased oven trays; allow room for spreading.
  5. It is best to bake about six at a time.
  6. Bake in a moderate oven for about 5 min or possibly till golden.
  7. Remove from oven, loosen with spatula then push each florentine into a round shape while still warm.
  8. Lift florentines onto a wire rack to cold.
  9. Heat the dark chocolate.
  10. Spread chocolate on flat side of each florentine and run a fork through chocolate to give a decorative effect.
  11. Allow chocolate to set.
  12. Store in airtight container in refrigerator.
  13. Makes about 40.
  14. Great with after dinner coffee.