“These are an adapted version of Bill Granger's recipe. They are definitely a crowd favourite, although I think I should try chocolate ones next time!”
It’s no secret I like to bake. The people are work are getting to know this too. I would be baking tonight… well the night is still young, I still MIGHT bake.
A few weeks ago, I made a double batch of Bill Granger’s friands to use up some eggs. When making the second batch I ran out of almond meal and substituted in hazelnut meal instead. The hazelnut ones tasted WAY better than the almond ones. They were a HUGE hit, with “Shrek” admitting to eating four throughout the course of the day. Even picky eater, but all around hilarious girl “Nemo” really like the hazelnut ones, even if she didn’t touch the berries on top 😛
And in case you are wondering, no I don’t work at Disney or Pixar 😛
Make them, you’ll love them! Have a great weekend peeps! x
- 135g ground hazelnuts (hazelnut meal)
- 220g icing sugar, sifted
- 85g plain flour, sifted
- 8 egg whites
- 150g unsalted butter, melted
- 115g mixed berries (frozen are fine!)
- icing sugar, extra for dusting
- Preheat the oven to 180C. Grease and flour a non-stick 12 hole friand tin. Mix together the ground hazelnuts, icing sugar and flour. Stir in the egg whites until just combined. Stir in the melted butter.
- Pour the batter into the tins. Arrange the berries on top of each friand.
- Bake for 25-30 mins or until pale and golden. The friands should spring back when touched. Remove from the oven onto a wire rack to cool. Dust with extra icing sugar and stir in an airtight container.