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Berry financiers

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Berry financiers

 

Raspberry financiers

I developed this basic financiers recipe with the hope that it could be made with either ground almonds or finely shredded coconut. Unlike classic chewy chocolate chip cookies that are fantastic served warm fresh from the oven, financiers taste better when they have cooled completely, and actually, I love them more the next day. Basket of berry financiers

You can make plain financiers or you can top them with garnishes, like berries. The raspberries bake into sweet little heart shapes. And if you don’t love berries, try these kiwi coconut financiers. Or if you need a gluten-free recipe, try these pistachio financiers or cranberry chestnut financiers.

 

Financiers

To bake these financiers, use a mini muffin pan and take the time to prepare the muffin pan properly before dividing the batter between the cups because financiers are high in sugar and can stick to cake pans. You can either butter and flour the cups of the muffin pan or you can use parchment paper liners.

 

Financiers
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Berry financiers

Financiers are a lovely sweet treat to serve with afternoon tea or a hot cup of coffee. I like to add a few summer berries to financiers which pairs well with these nutty cakes. 
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Keyword Berry financiers
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 116kcal
Author Janice

Equipment

OXO whisk
mini muffin pan
Cooling rack
Mini offset

Ingredients

  • 115 grams (½ cup) Stirling Creamery unsalted butter
  • 100 grams (½ cup) granulated sugar
  • 63 grams (½ cup) all-purpose flour
  • 63 grams ( cup) ground almonds OR finely shredded unsweetened coconut
  • 90 grams ( cup) egg whites from 3 large eggs
  • 1/8 tsp ( tsp) Diamond Crystal fine kosher salt
  • 16 raspberries OR 48 blueberries

Instructions

  • In a small saucepan, heat the butter over medium-high heat to brown it (the milk solids brown at the bottom and release a nutty scent). Transfer to a small bowl and set aside to cool slightly.
  • Whisk together the sugar, flour and ground almond OR shredded coconut.
  • In a medium bowl, beat the egg whites with the salt until they form a thick froth.
  • Dump the egg whites over the dry ingredients and whisk them in to incorporate.
  • Add the browned butter and mix again until everything is just combined.
  • Cover the batter with plastic wrap and chill for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 350ºF.
  • Divide the batter among 16 cups of a mini muffin pan (similar to this pan on Amazon) that has been greased and floured OR a silicone financier pan, like this silicone pan on Amazon (ungreased). Top with berries.
  • Bake for about 15 to 20 minutes until the edges turn golden brown.
  • Transfer to a rack to cool after a minute.

Notes

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Nutrition

Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 28mg | Potassium: 16mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 180IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 1mg

 

 

I do my best to bake with the finest ingredients. Stirling Creamery, a Canadian company, has provided the butter for this post.

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16 Responses to Berry financiers

  1. Jennifer @ Seasons and Suppers August 11, 2014 at 9:49 AM #

    Beautiful! Financiers are still on my baking bucket list. I’m saving your recipe for when I finally get to them 🙂

  2. Mardi (eat. live. travel. write.) August 13, 2014 at 2:26 AM #

    Financiers are one of my favourite tea time treats. LOVE them with berries!

    • Janice August 24, 2014 at 5:57 PM #

      Me too! I love them plain, but I love them even more with berries 😉

  3. Carrie Pacini August 13, 2014 at 7:58 AM #

    These financiers are super cute!

    • Janice August 24, 2014 at 5:57 PM #

      Thank you 🙂

  4. Diane {Created by Diane} August 24, 2014 at 12:38 PM #

    These are GORGEOUS, I love everything about them!

    • Janice August 24, 2014 at 5:57 PM #

      Thanks, Diane!

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