Raspberry friands recipe

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makes: 12
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  • A glorious, sugary indulgence made with ground almonds, demerara sugar and fresh raspberries.


    • 250g (9 oz) unrefined golden icing sugar
    • 70g (2 1/2 oz) wholemeal self raising flour
    • 100g (3 1/2 oz) ground almonds
    • 5 large egg whites, lightly beaten
    • 175g (6 oz) salted butter, melted
    • 1tspn almond extract
    • 150g (5 1/2 oz) fresh raspberries
    • Unrefined golden icing sugar, for dusting


    • Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°F/gas 6

    • Place 12 muffin cases in a muffin tin.

    • Sift the sugar and wholemeal flour into a large jug.

    • Add the ground almonds, egg whites, butter and almond essence and whisk until smooth.

    • Pour this mixture between the muffin cases, and top with the raspberries.

    • Bake in the oven for 25 mins or until the friands are golden and spring back when pressed.

    • Allow to cool in the tin for 5 mins, remove and cool completely on a cooling rack.

    • Dust with icing sugar before serving.

    Top tip for making Raspberry friands

    Top the friands with blueberries for an alternative to raspberries.

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