As well as Florentines, I made some panforte to take to my brother's at Christmas, and also to post to a friend. I already posted about the stuff last year, but here's this year's batch:
Almonds, brazils, half a bag of mixed nuts, chopped ginger, chopped glacé cherries, a bit of chocolate, and chopped candied peel this year:
They seemed to take an age to cook.
But I eventually got them out of the oven …
… and sprinkled with icing sugar:
Number one has already been posted to my friend Ian, and number two is sitting in my suitcase waiting to go to Auckland.