12 January 2013

FLORENTINE SLICE



INGREDIANTS:
  • 375g packet mixed dried fruit (iols pakai aje apa dried fruits yg ada dalam peti sejuk iols :))
  • 125g slivered almonds
  • 200g mixed glace cherries, finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup plain flour, sifted
  • 150g butter, chopped
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 200g good-quality dark chocolate, broken into pieces

METHOD:

  1. Preheat oven to 170°C. Grease a 3cm-deep, 18cm x 28cm (base) slab pan. Line with baking paper. 
  2. Combine dried fruit, almonds and cherries in a large bowl. Stir in the flour. 
  3. Combine butter and honey in a small saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes or until butter melts. Allow to cool slightly. Add honey mixture and egg to fruit mixture. Mix until well combined. 
  4. Spoon mixture into prepared pan and smooth surface. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside in pan to cool completely. 
  5. Place chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on medium (50%) for 2 to 3 minutes, stirring every minute with a metal spoon, until almost melted. Stir until smooth. Spread chocolate over cooled slice. Set aside for 2 hours or until set. Cut into pieces. Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours or until firm. Serve.
 
 

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