This delicious little cake gets its name from its shape, in the form of a gold ingot.
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Last modified on: April 14th 2020

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For 70 Financiers, you will need:

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5 min.15 min.20 min.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Preheat the oven to 410°F (210°C).

Pour mixture in moulds without filling them completely, because financiers rise during cooking.

Stage 2 - 15 min.
Put in the oven for about 15 minutes, remove as soon as they are golden brown.

Stage 3
You can also make fruits financiers by using small fruits like blackcurrant for example.

Put 2 or 3 by mould.

Stage 4
And cook normally.

You can use so any small fruits like raspberries, blueberry, strawberries, etc.You can also taste the pistachio financiers.
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.
Several days in a closed metal box.
From Gaston Lenôtre.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,015 Kcal or 8,436 Kj125 gr930 gr745 gr
101 %48 %88 %113 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
403 Kcal or 1,687 Kj25 gr186 gr149 gr
20 %10 %18 %23 %
Per piece
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
29 Kcal or 121 Kj2 gr13 gr11 gr
1 %1 %1 %2 %
% 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
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  • For 70 Financiers : 3.35 €
  • Per Financiers : 0.05 €

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Financier batterFinancier batter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Hazelnut and cherry financiers, Clafoutis-style plum financier , ... All
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  • Hi,

    It could be that your oven is not hot enough.

    Posted by jh july 9th 2012 at 10:43 n° 2
  • 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?


    Posted by Camila july 6th 2012 at 17:06 n° 1
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