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Florentine Slice - (with Gluten-Free option in TIPS)



32 piece(s)

Base Ingredients

  • 125 g Butter, cubed
  • 200 g dark chocolate, broken up a bit
  • 110 g castor sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 175 g plain flour, (see Tip 2)

Topping Ingredients

  • 80 g Butter
  • 140 g castor sugar
  • 50 g golden syrup
  • 40 g cream
  • 100 g flaked almonds
  • 100 g red glace cherries, quartered
  • 120 g Cornflakes, lightly crushed (see Tip 2)

The Drizzle

  • 80 g Dark Chocolate Melts
  • 10 g Copha
  • 6
    Preparation 10min
  • 7
  • 8
    Appliance TM 5 image
    Recipe is created for
    TM 5
    Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 180°C
    Grease and line a 20cm x 30 cm lamington pan
  2. The Base:-
  3. Put butter and chocolate in TM bowl.
    Chop 5 sec/speed 7
    Melt 3 min/50°C/speed 1
  4. Add sugar, eggs and flour. 30 sec/speed 5
  5. Spread mixture evenly into prepared pan
    Freeze while preparing topping
    Wash and dry TM bowl
  6. The Topping:-
  7. In a large mixing bowl, combine flaked almonds, quartered cherries, and lightly crushed cornflakes.
    Set aside
  8. In TM bowl, combine butter, sugar, syrup and cream
    4 min/90°C/speed 3
  9. Add the cornflake mix and combine 25 sec/Counter-clockwise operation/speed 2
  10. With a spatula, quickly spread the hot topping evenly over the chilled base
  11. Cook in the oven for about 25 minutes, or until lightly brown.
    Cool the slice in the pan.
  12. The Drizzle:-
  13. Put the choc melts and copha into a clean, dried TM bowl.
    chop 5 sec/speed 7
    melt 2 min/50°C/speed 2
  14. With a teaspoon, drizzle chocolate mix over the slice
  15. Allow to cool completely in the fridge before cutting into pieces

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1) This stores well on the shelf, for 1-2 weeks in a sealed container... that's if it lasts that long!!!

2) This turns out well as a Gluten-Free Slice, using Gluten-Free Plain Flour, and make sure your Cornflakes are Gluten-Free too!!

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