Sunday, 27 May 2012

best moist french friand cake recipe

friand is a small french cake. Friand is a light, moist cake, usually in almond flour,crushed or ground almonds. The cake base is brown butter,egg white, powdered sugar. i am going to share our family best recipe for friand.

Ingredients (serves 12) for making best moist french friand cake recipe :

200g butter, chopped
2 cups pure icing sugar
2 tablespoons plain flour
1 1/2 cups almond meal (ground almonds)
6 eggwhites
150g blueberries
pure icing sugar, to serve

for making best moist french friand cake recipe :

Preheat oven to 230°C. Grease twelve 1/2-cup capacity friand pans or muffin holes.

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.

Sift icing sugar and flour into a large bowl. Stir in almond meal. Make a well in the centre. Gradually add eggwhites, stirring constantly with a metal spoon until combined. Add butter and stir until well combined. Stir in berries. Three-quarters fill friand pans with mixture.

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. Allow to cool in pans for 10 minutes. Turn onto a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with icing sugar. Serve.

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