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Mary Schaap's Florentine Squares

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8oz cooking chocolate

2oz butter

4oz castor sugar

4oz dessicated coconut (long shredded is best)

2oz sultanas

2oz glace cherries

1 egg



Line a swiss roll tin  with greaseproof paper

melt chocolate

pour into lined tin & spread evenly

leave to set


Cream butter & sugar. Add beaten egg & remaining ingredients & stir in. 

Spread over chocolate base

bake in middle of oven at 160C for 45 minutes. Allow to cool. Cut part way into squares. Complete cut through when cold.

* ingredients can be varied as follows:

Any or all  - raisins, chopped apricots & walnuts can be used (2oz of each).

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these were really nice & with apricots and walnuts - a bit different.
Very nice. definitely use good chocolate

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