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I have a new favourite recipe book...

John Whaite Bakes! Written by the winner of the 2012 Bake Off! I was given it for Christmas and I've already made two recipes from it! The first... Salted Peanut and Chocolate Florentines Ingredients 60g unsalted butter 60g light brown muscavado sugar 2 tsp liquid glucose 4 dried apricots, finely chopped 150g salted peanuts, roughly chopped 1 1/2 plain flour 100g dark chocolate Method 1. Place the butter, sugar and glucose in a small pan and stir over a medium heat. Stir until everything has melted together. Remove from the heat and add the apricots, peanuts and flour. Stir well until everything is well mixed and the peanuts are coated in the sweet, buttery syrup. 2. Preheat the oven to 160. Dollop teaspoons of the mixture onto lined baking sheets. Leave large gaps between each as they will spread. 3. Bake for 6 minutes. Remove from the oven and leave to cool. Once cool, gently peel the florentines off the baking paper and line them up on a w