Wednesday, 27 May 2015

No-Bake Walnut Florentines

These. florentines.

It is all I can say, and I will add - they should come with a warning!

I added a little too much honey, which meant it didn't set properly, so I served them with a lovely gooey topping, which worked wonders along with the crunchy walnuts and dark chocolate. This recipe is friend and flatmate approved, and then some *smiles*

No-Bake Walnut Florentines
(Makes 10-12)

For the florentines:
1/2 cup cocoa butter
3-4 tbsp honey, or syrup (for vegan)
100g walnuts, roughly chopped
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/3 tsp cardamom

For the chocolate:
4 tbsp cocoa butter
3 tbsp cocoa powder
2 tbsp honey or syrup
1 large tablespoon almond or peanut butter
(or melt 2/3 cup dark chocolate chips)

- Start by heating the 1/2 cup cocoa butter in a small casserole on low heat, stir in the honey/syrup and once melted - turn the heat off and fold in the nuts, cinnamon and cardamom.

- Now, divide the mixture between cupcake cases or silicone moulds. I used small silicone cupcake moulds. Pleace in the fridge to set.

- After a couple of hours, you can make the chocolate: Either melt dark chocolate chips, or make chocolate using the ingredients listed above:

- Melt 4 tbsp cocoa butter along with the nut butter on low heat, once stirred well and melted, turn off the heat and add the honey and cocoa power. Pour over the florentines, and leave to set in the fridge for another few hours or overnight.

Serve, and see if you can keep your paws off of them.... You tell me!
PS - Rose, your recipes are something else!

We are a little over halfway to the weekend, so gotta treat ourselves, ey?

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  1. I don't think I've ever had this kind of florentine! Based on the ingredients they sound tasty though--such rich little treats :)

    1. But not too rich thankfully, thanks to the crunch :D Perfect with a cuppa ;) x

  2. Ååååhh disse skal lages snarest!! De ser og høres virkelig dødsgode ut! Så gode at jrg faktisk skal lage de i dag eller i helgen. Takk for inspirasjon ♥

    1. Bare hyggelig du! Tror du vil like disse :D Du får gi tilbakemelding når de er i boks ;) x

  3. And soon, me approved :) But I still need to find some cocoa butter. Where can you buy this?

    1. Awh, awesome! :D
      The cocoa butter I got was from my old work - the chocolate factory, but you should be able to get it in wholefoods stores, or online, also if you have a chocolate "boutique" they might be able to sell you some :) Otherwise, you can just melt chocolate :) x

  4. Jules, I'm stoked you enjoyed my recipe for florentines!! I love how you made them round and cute - what a treat!! :) I'll have to try and make them your way!! You're so sweet :)

    1. Awh, no I should be thanking you! Ragnhild made these as well, and my flatmate keeps going on about them! I am so glad you approve of my version though, they were delightful! :D I hope you are having an amazing weekend! xx