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Citrus and poppy seed friands

These popular little cakes make a lovely afternoon treat served with yoghurt.
citrus and poppyseedfriands
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1.Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Grease 12 x ½-cup (125ml) oval friand pans or 12-hole (⅓- cup/80ml) muffin pan; stand on oven tray.
2.Place egg whites in medium bowl ; whisk lightly with a fork until combined. Add rind, seeds, butter, ground almonds, sifted icing sugar and flour. Using wooden spoon, stir until just combined. Divide mixture between pans.
3.Bake friands about 25 minutes. Turn, top-side up, onto wire rack to cool.
4.Serve friands warm, or at room temperature, dusted with extra sifted icing sugar.

Friands are at their best made on the day of serving, but can be stored in an airtight container for two days, or frozen for up to three months. Frozen friands can be thawed, individually wrapped in foil, in a 180°C/350°F oven for about 15 minutes or in a microwave oven, wrapped in plastic wrap, on HIGH (100%) for about 30 seconds.


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