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Tropical florentines



28 portion(s)


  • 80 g water
  • 150 g sugar, (white or raw)
  • 90 g Butter
  • 110 g full cream milk powder
  • 100 g diced dried apricots
  • 100 g sultanas
  • 50 g craisins
  • 50 g diced dried pineapple
  • 100 g unsalted peanuts
  • 150 g Cornflakes
  • 200 g dark chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 6
    Preparation 15min
  • 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 deg C.

  2. With butterfly in, place water, sugar, butter and milk powder in bowl and cook for 6 minutes at 90 degrees, speed 4.

  3. Add dried fruits, nuts and cornflakes to mixing bowl and mix for 15 seconds, reverse, speed 3.  

  4. Place dessertspoon full amounts onto lined baking tray and cook for 12 to 15 minutes, until golden.  (They will still be soft at this stage).  Remove from oven and leave until firm and cool.

  5. Place chocolate into clean and dry bowl and mill for 5 seconds at speed 7. 

  6. Melt for 4 minutes at 50 degrees on speed 2. 

  7. Spread melted chocolate onto the base of each florentine.  Leave upside down until set.  


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Credit for this recipe goes to my husband. He hates cherries, but loves florentines, so developed this delicious combination.

For a Christmas florentine, substitute half the peanuts with pistachios.

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