Magnifique Florentines: A French Delight

Bon appétit! Florentines are renowned for their harmonious blend of flavours & textures. The technique behind baking Florentines lies in achieving the ideal balance between a crisp exterior, a slightly chewy centre and a signature dipping in chocolate. With their lacy edges, caramelized golden hue that combines the richness of nuts & seeds, the sweetness of honey, freshness of fruits and the elegance of chocolate, Florentines are a true masterpiece that showcases the elegance and craftsmanship of French confectionary baking.  
Get your charming confectionary inspiration by checking out the truly flavourful French Florentine recipes crafted using SwissBake® Florentine Mix
  • Rose, White Chocolate & Pistachio Florentine Squares
Indulge in the delicate flavors of rose, creamy white chocolate & crunchy pistachios with these exquisite Florentine squares. The lacy caramelized exterior gives way to a luscious layer of white chocolate, adorned in the floral touch of rose petals accompanied with delightful nuttiness of pistachios. Each bite is a harmonious blend of floral notes, sweet richness, and satisfying crunch. Click here to view the bakers’ recipe! 
  • Roasted Walnut Florentines
Experience the warm and earthy flavors of roasted walnuts in these classic Florentines. The caramelized lace-like cookies are studded with finely chopped roasted walnuts, adding depth and a satisfying crunch. These nutty delights are a perfect balance of sweetness and nutty notes, making them a timeless favourite for any high-tea menu or an accompaniment. Click here to view the bakers’ recipe! 
  • 3 Seeds Florentine
Packed with the goodness of sunflower, pumpkin & poppy seeds, offer a delightful crunch and a nutty-seed undertone. The lacy caramelized exterior adds a touch of sweetness and an irresistible texture. These Florentines are a wholesome treat that celebrates the beauty and taste of nature's seeds. Click here to view the bakers’ recipe! 
  • Cornflaky, Cherry & Dark Chocolate Florentines
These delectable wafer-thin confectionary combines the crunch of cornflakes, the tangy sweetness of dried cherries, and the richness of dark chocolate. The combination of textures and flavours creates a delightful symphony that will tantalize your taste buds. With every bite, you'll experience the crispness of the cornflakes, the chewiness of the cherries, and the velvety smoothness of the dark chocolate. These Florentines are a true celebration of taste and texture. Click here to view the bakers’ recipe! 
Serve them as a delightful accompaniment during a perfect high tea, or present them on a beautifully arranged dessert platter for a touch of French elegance. These delicate treats also make for charming gift boxes, elegant hampers or as a decadent addition to any confectionary menu and special/festive treat.
SwissBake® Florentine Mix is a multi-purpose mix in the form of an instant dry powder infused with 100% real dried honey and butter. It’s two-step recipe of simply mixing and baking makes the process of making traditional French Florentines super convenient, versatile and without the need for boiling, making it ideal for bulk production.