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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

% 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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Your 2 comments or questions on this recipe

  • Hi,
    I've been baking the finacers' recipe quite a lot. However mine didn't make the "little ball" in the middle of the small cake although they rised really well.
    Do you have any idea what's going on?

    regards,

    Camila
    Posted by Camila july 6th 2012 at 17:06 (n° 1)
  • Hi,

    It could be that your oven is not hot enough.

    Regards
    Posted by jh july 9th 2012 at 10:43 (n° 2)

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