Coffee and walnut friands

  • 35 mins cooking
  • Makes 12 Item
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Coffee and walnut friands
  • 1 1/4 cup (125g) roasted walnuts
  • 2 teaspoon instant coffee granules
  • 2 teaspoon boiling water
  • 6 egg whites
  • 185 gram butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cup (240g) icing sugar
  • 1/2 cup (75g) plain flour
  • 24 whole coffee beans


Coffee and walnut friands
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C (180°C fan-forced). Grease 12-hole (½-cup/125ml) oval friand pan.
  • 2
    Process nuts until ground finely.
  • 3
    Stir coffee and the water in small jug until dissolved.
  • 4
    Place egg whites in medium bowl; whisk lightly with fork until combined. Add butter, sifted icing sugar and flour, nuts and coffee mixture; stir until combined.
  • 5
    Divide mixture among pans; top each friand with two coffee beans. Bake about 20 minutes. Stand friands 5 minutes before turning, top-side up, onto wire rack to cool. Serve lightly dusted with sifted icing sugar.


To make hazelnut and coffee friands, omit the walnuts and replace with 125g hazelnut meal.

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