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gluten free financiers

Recipe by
Marion Wilting

This is a traditional French recipe for mini cakes which were supposed to fuel busy bankers on the go! The form is perfect to fit into a breast pocket, but I would not recommend trying that with a good white shirt ;-)

yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 1 Hr
cook time 12 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For gluten free financiers

  • 40 g
    almond flour
  • 10 g
  • 2
  • 40 g
  • 40 g

How To Make gluten free financiers

  • 1
    Melt the butter, let cool, then preheat oven to 180°C / 350°F
  • 2
    In a bowl, beat the egg whites with the sugar until just foamy
  • 3
    Add the cooled melted butter, almond flour and cornstarch
  • 4
    Pour the batter into financiers tins or mini cake tins (the batter should be only about 1/2 inch high in the form), muffin tins are also possible, as long as the batter doesn't fill more than about 1/2 inch of the tins
  • 5
    Bake for about 12 minutes, but watch well, if they brown too quickly, remove them from the oven earlier!
  • 6
    Let cool until you can get them out without breaking them. Eat warm or let cool completely on a rack.

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