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    Florentine Slice (Bars)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hrs 10 mins

    30 mins

    40 mins

    **Jubes**'s Note:

    An easy slice from 'Super Food Ideas' July 2007. I haven't tried this slice yet- but plan to substitute the plain flour for a blended gluten-free flour to make this slice gluten-free diet suitable

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 32

    Yield:

    slice p ...

    Units: US | Metric

    • 375 g mixed dried fruit
    • 125 g slivered almonds
    • 200 g glace cherries, finely chopped
    • 1/4 cup plain flour or 1/4 cup gluten-free plain flour
    • 150 g butter
    • 1/2 cup honey
    • 1 egg, lightly beaten
    • 200 g dark chocolate, use a good quality chocolate (check gluten-free if required for diet)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Preheat oven to 170°C Grease a 3 cm deep, 18cm x 28 cm(base) slab pan. Line the pan with baking paper.
    2. 2
      Add the flour to a large mixing bowl, whisk to aerate.
    3. 3
      Add the combined dried fruit, almons and cherries. Stir.
    4. 4
      In a small saucepan, combine the butter and honey. Stir over a low heat. Cook, stirring for 3 to 4 minutes or until the butter melts. (this step can be done in the microwave if wished). Allow the butter to cool slightly.
    5. 5
      Add the butter mixture and the beaten egg to the fruit mixture. Mix until well combined.
    6. 6
      Spoon the mixture into the prepared pan and smooth over the surface.
    7. 7
      Bake 30 to 35 minutes or until golden brown. Set aside in the pan to cool completely.
    8. 8
      Melt the chocolate and stir until smooth.
    9. 9
      Spread the melted chocolate over the cooled slice.
    10. 10
      Set the slice aside for 2 hours or until the chocolate has set.
    11. 11
      Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours before cutting and serving.
    12. 12
      Makes 32 pieces.

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    Nutritional Facts for Florentine Slice (Bars)

    Serving Size: 1 (40 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 32

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 157.6
     
    Calories from Fat 82
    52%
    Total Fat 9.2 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 4.6 g
    23%
    Cholesterol 15.8 mg
    5%
    Sodium 45.4 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 20.5 g
    6%
    Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
    10%
    Sugars 9.6 g
    38%
    Protein 2.3 g
    4%

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