Financier batter

Financier batter
This delicious mixture is for the classic little French cakes called "financiers" (because of their ingot shape), but it can also be used with fruit, like a clafoutis.
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Last modified on: April 14th 2020

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For 500 g, you will need:

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How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
PreparationStart to finish
12 min.12 min.

Step by step recipe

Stage 1 - 3 min.
Financier batter
Sieve together 150 g icing sugar, 80 g ground almonds, and 30 g flour, then mix.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Financier batter
Mix 110 g egg white into the flour, almonds and icing sugar mixture.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Financier batter
Add 125 g Noisette butter to the mixture.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
Financier batter
Mix well.

Your financier batter is ready.
If you don't have hazelnut butter, or don't have the time to make it, use melted butter instead.
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Based on a recipe by Gaston Lenôtre.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,996 Kcal or 8,357 Kj25 gr186 gr149 gr
100 %9 %18 %23 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
403 Kcal or 1,687 Kj5 gr38 gr30 gr
20 %2 %4 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Egg, Nuts, Gluten, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 500 g : 3.32 €

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Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Coconut tuiles, Pistachio "Financiers", How to make marzipan decorations, Coconut "croute à thé", Coconut paste, ... All
Noisette butterNoisette butter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Génoise (Genoa sponge), Grapefruit moelleux, Chocolate madeleines, Pancake batter, Chestnut cake, ... All
Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Chocolate madeleines, Two-coloured chocolate-orange tart, How to beat egg whites, Almond dacquoise, Coconut paste, ... All
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Almond cream or frangipane, Strawberry and rhubarb crumble, Chestnut moelleux, Amaretti, Chocolate madeleines, ... All
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