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Financiers

Financiers

This delicious little cake gets its name from its shape, in the form of a gold ingot.

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Last modified on: July 10th 2017

For 70 Financiers, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
18 min.5 min.23 min.46 min.
Preservation: Several days in a closed metal box.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
3 min.
Financiers : Photo of step #1 Sieve 150 g icing sugar, 80 g ground almonds, and 30 g flour, then mix.

Preheat oven to 210°C or 410°F.
Stage 2
1 min.
Financiers : Photo of step #2 Put 150 g butter in a pan over low heat.
Stage 3
3 min.
Financiers : Photo of step #3 Melt butter, skim off and discard any white foam which forms on the surface.
Stage 4
5 min.
Financiers : Photo of step #4 The butter will boil and make plenty of noise.
Stage 5
5 min.
Financiers : Photo of step #5 After a while, the butter will stop boiling and give off a light hazelnut perfume.

Remove from heat, and allow your "beurre noisette" ("hazelnut butter") to cool.
Stage 6
5 min.
Financiers : Photo of step #6 Mix 110 g egg white with flour, almonds and icing sugar mixture.
Stage 7
2 min.
Financiers : Photo of step #7 While still warm add butter to mixture, through a fine strainer to strain out any residue.
Stage 8
2 min.
Financiers : Photo of step #8 Mix well.
Stage 9
5 min.
Financiers : Photo of step #9 Pour mixture in moulds without filling them completely, because financiers rise during cooking.
Stage 10
15 min.
Financiers : Photo of step #10 Put in the oven for about 15 minutes, remove as soon as they are golden brown.
Stage 11
Financiers : Photo of step #11 You can also make fruits financiers by using small fruits like blackcurrant for example.

Put 2 or 3 by mould.
Stage 12
Financiers : Photo of step #12 And cook normally.

You can use so any small fruits like raspberries, blueberry, strawberries, etc.You can also taste the pistachio financiers.

Remarks

So that they remain nice and moist, it's important that financiers are not overcooked. Watch carefully towards the end of cooking time.

Serve financiers with coffee or tea, or with fruit desserts.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
237624 gr186 gr170 gr
119 %9 %18 %26 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4575 gr36 gr33 gr
23 %2 %3 %5 %
Per piece
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
330 gr2 gr2 gr
2 %<1 %<1 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 70 Financiers : 3.49 €
Per Financiers : 0.05 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: From Gaston Lenôtre.
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Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Amaretti, Baked Alaska, Eton mess, Macarons (the original French macaroons) , Royal icing, ... All
Ground almondsGround almonds: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Succès praliné (praline meringue), Almond mug cake for Mary, Sicilian Epiphany Pie, Apricot blancmange, Santiago Cake, ... All

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