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Raspberry friands fairy cakes

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These are great little fruity bakes that can be served either as pudding or with afternoon tea.

Key Information

  • Prep:
  • Bake:
  • Serves:12
  • Skill level:easy

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Ingredients

  • 250g 8⅞ oz Unrefined golden icing sugar (we use Billington's) Unrefined golden icing sugar
  • 70g 2½ oz Self-raising white flour (we use Allinson) Self-raising white flour
  • 100g 3½ oz Almonds (ground)
  • 5 5 Egg white(s) (free range) lightly beaten
  • 175g 6¼ oz Butter (salted) melted
  • 1tsp 1tsp Almond extract
  • 100g 3½ oz Raspberries fresh
  • Unrefined golden icing sugar for dusting (we use Billington's)

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The Method Enter Bake mode

  1. Classic mode Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 200°C (180°C fan, gas mark 6).

  2. Classic mode Step 2

    Place 12 muffin cases in a muffin tin.

  3. Classic mode Step 3

    Sift the icing sugar and self raising flour into a large jug.

    Ingredients for this step

    • Unrefined golden icing sugar for dusting (we use Billington's)
    • 70g 2½ oz Self-raising white flour (we use Allinson) Self-raising white flour
  4. Classic mode Step 4

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

    Ingredients for this step

    • 100g 3½ oz Almonds (ground)
    • 5 5 Egg white(s) (free range) lightly beaten
    • 175g 6¼ oz Butter (salted) melted
    • 1tsp 1tsp Almond extract
  5. Classic mode Step 5

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

  6. Classic mode Step 6

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

  7. Classic mode Step 7

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

  8. Classic mode Step 8

    Dust with icing sugar before serving.