Mary’s florentines

Try making these chewy, luxurious biscuits at home. Careful weighing of the ingredients is the key to success.

Equipment and preparation: for this recipe you will need a sugar thermometer and three baking trays.


By Mary Berry
From The Great British Bake Off

Ingredients

  • 50g/1¾oz butter
  • 50g/1¾oz demerara sugar
  • 50g/1¾oz golden syrup
  • 50g/1¾oz plain flour
  • 25g/1oz dried cranberries or glacé cherries, finely chopped
  • 50g/1¾oz candied peel, finely chopped
  • 25g/1oz almonds, finely chopped
  • 25g/1oz walnut pieces, finely chopped
  • 200g/7oz plain chocolate (70% cocoa solids)
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