Pistachio "Financiers"

Step by step recipe:

  1. Pistachio "Financiers" : Photo of step #1
    Mix 150 g icing sugar and 30 g flour in a bowl using a whisk.
  2. 5 min.Pistachio "Financiers" : Photo of step #2
    Add 110 g egg white and 100 g Pistachio powder or paste; mix again.
  3. 10 min.Pistachio "Financiers" : Photo of step #3
    Melt 150 g butter in a small saucepan over medium heat, then leave to cook until it stops boiling and gives off a "hazelnut" smell.

    Stand the pan in cold water for 10 seconds to cool the butter.
  4. 1 min.Pistachio "Financiers" : Photo of step #4
    Pour the butter into the mixture through a very fine strainer.
  5. 2 min.Pistachio "Financiers" : Photo of step #5
    Mix thoroughly with a whisk.
  6. 1 min.Pistachio "Financiers" : Photo of step #6
    If you would like to add a little crunch, now is the time to add 100 g chopped pistachios.

    Preheat the oven to 410°F (210°C).
  7. 10 min.Pistachio "Financiers" : Photo of step #7
    Pour into ingot-shaped "financier" moulds...
  8. Pistachio "Financiers" : Photo of step #8
    ..or madeleine moulds.
  9. 15 min.Pistachio "Financiers" : Photo of step #9
    Bake for 15 minutes maximum, so that they stay moist.
  10. Pistachio "Financiers" : Photo of step #10
    Serve warm or cold.

Remarks:

For plain financiers, see the classic recipe.

Source:

Home made.

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