to make the condensed milk

Soak the cashews in boiling water for half an hour and drain. Add all ingredients to a powerful blender and blend on highest speed for a few minutes until the consistency is completely smooth. Strain.

to make the florentines

Pre-heat the oven to 170 C. Mix all ingredients together except the chocolate. Line a baking tray with parchment and spoon tablespoons of the mixture on the tray making sure to keep spaces between spoonfuls. Bake for around 8 minutes until golden brown. Allow to cool completely before removing from the baking tray. Turn them upside down carefully and spread melted chocolate over the bottoms. Put them in the freezer for an hour until the chocolate has hardened and then store in the fridge.

Andy’s Sugar Safe® tips

These florentines are light and fluffy and dangerously more-ish. However they have a high sugar content and should only be eaten as an occasional treat.