Recipe

Chocolate hazelnut friands

  • 40 mins cooking
  • Makes 12 Item
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Ingredients

Chocolate hazelnut friands
  • 6 egg whites
  • 185 gram butter, melted
  • 1 cup (100g) hazelnut meal
  • 1 1/2 cup (240g) icing sugar
  • 1/2 cup (75g) plain flour
  • 100 gram dark eating chocolate, chopped coarsely
  • 1/4 cup (35g) roasted hazelnuts, coarsely chopped

Method

Chocolate hazelnut friands
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced). Grease 12 x ½-cup (125ml) rectangular or oval friand pans, stand on oven tray.
  • 2
    Place egg whites in medium bowl, beat with a fork. Stir in butter, hazelnut meal and sifted icing sugar and flour, stir in chocolate. Spoon mixture into pan holes, sprinkle with nuts.
  • 3
    Bake friands about 20 minutes. Stand friands in pans 5 minutes, turn, top-side up, onto wire rack to cool.

Notes

Loaf and oval-shaped pans are available in racks, or as individual pans. It's the individual pans that need to be stood and baked on an oven tray, simply for easy handling.

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