Florentine biscuit

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Florentine biscuit
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Florentine biscuits and inch ruler, England, 22 October 2011
Alternative names Florentine
Type Biscuit
Place of origin Italy
Region or state Florence
Main ingredients nuts, candied cherries, caramel, dark chocolate
Cookbook:Florentine biscuit  Florentine biscuit

A Florentine biscuit (or, more correctly, a Florentine) is an Italian pastry made from setting nuts (most typically hazel and almond) and candied cherries into a caramel disc, which is then often coated on the bottom with chocolate.[1]


  1. ^ Other types of candied fruit are used as well. It typically contains neither flour nor eggs.