Raspberry Friands
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Raspberry Friands are a small French cake made with powdered sugar, almond meal, egg whites and fresh raspberries.
Recipe type: Baked Goods
Cuisine: French
Serves: 12
  • 200g butter, chopped
  • 2 cups, pure icing sugar
  • 2 tblsp plain flour
  • 1 ½ cups almond meal
  • 6 egg whites
  • 120g raspberries, fresh or frozen (if frozen, ensure they are completely defrosted and dried with paper towel)
  • Icing sugar for dusting
  1. Preheat oven to 230°C. Grease twelve ½-cup capacity friand pans or muffin holes.
  2. Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Simmer, swirling pan occasionally, for 4 to 5 minutes or until light golden. Remove from heat. Set aside for 15 minutes to cool.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk the egg whites till they are slightly foamy.
  4. Sift icing sugar and flour into a large bowl. Stir in almond meal. Make a well in the centre.
  5. Add the beaten eggwhites, stirring constantly with a metal spoon until combined.
  6. Add butter and stir until well combined. Stir in berries.
  7. Fill the each mold three-quarters full with mixture.
  8. Bake friands for 5 minutes. Reduce oven to 200°C and bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.
  9. Allow to cool in pans for 10 minutes. Turn onto a wire rack to cool completely.
  10. Dust with icing sugar.
Recipe by Grab Your Spork | grabyourspork.com at https://grabyourspork.com/recipes/baked-goods/raspberry-friands/