Recipe

Fig and walnut friand slice

  • 25 mins cooking
  • Makes 20 Item
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Ingredients

Fig and walnut friand slice
  • 1 1/4 cup (125g) roasted walnuts
  • 6 egg whites
  • 185 gram unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 1/2 cup (240g) icing sugar, plus extra for dusting
  • 1/2 cup (75g) plain flour
  • 2 teaspoon finely grated orange rind
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 4 (85g) dried figs, thinly sliced

Method

Fig and walnut friand slice
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 200°C. Grease a 20cm x 30cm rectangular pan and line base and sides with baking paper, extending the paper 5cm over sides.
  • 2
    Process nuts until finely ground.
  • 3
    Whisk egg whites in a medium bowl with a fork until frothy. Stir in butter, sifted icing sugar and flour, rind, juice and ground nuts. Spread mixture in pan and top with slices of fig.
  • 4
    Bake slice about 25 minutes or until golden. Cool in pan. Dust with sifted extra icing sugar before cutting to serve.

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