Recipe

Fruit mince friands

  • 35 mins cooking
  • Makes 12 Item
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Ingredients

Fruit mince friands
  • 6 egg whites
  • 185 gram (6 ounces) unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange rind
  • 1 cup (120g) ground almonds
  • 1 1/2 cup (240g) icing (confectioners') sugar
  • 1/2 cup (75g) plain (all-purpose) flour
  • 1/2 cup (150g) bottled fruit mince

Method

Fruit mince friands
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Grease 12-hole (½-cup/125ml) oval friand pan.
  • 2
    Whisk egg whites in medium bowl until frothy. Stir in butter, rind, ground almonds, then sifted icing sugar and flour. Spoon mixture into pan holes.
  • 3
    Bake friands 10 minutes. Remove friands from oven; press a small, 1cm (½-inch) deep hole in top of each friand with the end of a wooden spoon. Spoon fruit mince into holes; bake about 10 minutes.
  • 4
    Stand friands in pan 5 minutes before turning, top-side up, onto wire rack to cool. Serve dusted with sifted icing (confectioners') sugar.

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