Coffee friands

Enjoy a bite of heaven with these light and fluffy homemade coffee friands. They are gorgeous enjoyed with your mid-morning or afternoon coffee as a relaxing treat with friends.

  • 20 mins cooking
  • Serves 10
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Coffee friands
  • 6 egg whites
  • 185 gram butter, melted
  • 1 cup (125 grams) almond meal
  • 1 1/2 cup (240 grams) icing sugar mixture
  • 1/2 cup (75 grams) plain flour
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon fresh ground coffee
  • icing sugar or cinnamon sugar, for dusting


Coffee friands
  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Grease 12 oval friand pans (½-cup/125ml capacity). Place on an oven tray.
  • 2
    In a medium bowl, whisk egg white lightly until combined. Add the butter, almond meal, sifted icing sugar, sifted flour, then the coffee. Stir until combined. Divide mixture among prepared pans.
  • 3
    Bake in a moderately hot oven about 20 minutes. Turn onto wire racks to cool, right way up.
  • 4
    Serve dusted with a little extra sifted icing sugar or cinnamon sugar, if desired.
  • 5
    Suitable to freeze. Butter suitable to microwave.

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