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Here I would like to present you my version of the famous Florentine cookies. Even though they were invented in France, not in Italy, I would like to have them in my collection. Because they taste just unbelievably good! I hope you like my recipe for them!
Delicious little cookies for the Christmas season!
- 300 g pastry flour
- 200 g butter soft
- 100 g sugar
- 1 packet vanilla sugar
- 70 g honey
- 70 g sugar
- 30 ml liquid cream
- 200 g flaked almonds
- Put the flour, sugar, softened butter and vanilla sugar in the mixing bowl of the stand mixer and mix thoroughly with the dough hook until a smooth dough is formed.
- Then wrap in foil and put in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
- After the cooling time, preheat the oven to 180°C/360°F top/bottom heat.
- Prepare a baking tray lined with baking paper. Place the dough on a floured work surface and roll out. Then cut out small pieces of dough with any cookie cutter and place them on the tray with enough space between them.
- Place honey and sugar in a small saucepan and heat gently. Add the liquid cream, stir thoroughly and simmer for 5 minutes. Then mix in the flaked almonds.
- Now carefully transfer the hot mixture onto the cookies with a teaspoon.
- Then bake in preheated oven for about 15 minutes.
- Finally, remove, let cool and enjoy.
- Buon appetito!
If you like it even more fancy, you can additionally drizzle the Florentines with liquid chocolate after baking.
Serving: 150.2gCalories: 334.1kcal (17%)Carbohydrates: 49.8g (17%)Protein: 5.7g (11%)Fat: 12g (18%)
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