Recipe

Strawberry & almond friand slice

This strawberry slice recipe is baked on a tender, sweet base and topped with delicious flaked almonds for a delightful afternoon tea treat.

  • 50 mins cooking
  • Makes 16
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Ingredients

Strawberry and almond friand slice
  • 6 egg whites
  • 155 gram unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cup (180g) almond meal
  • 1 1/2 cup (240g) icing (confectioners') sugar
  • 1/2 cup (75g) self-raising flour
  • 250 gram strawberries, sliced thinly
  • 1/3 cup (25g) flaked almonds
  • 2 teaspoon icing (confectioners') sugar, extra

Method

Strawberry and almond friand slice
  • 1
    Preheat oven to 180°C. Grease 20cm x 30cm (8-inch x 12-inch) rectangular pan; line base and long sides with baking paper, extending paper 5cm over sides.
  • 2
    Place egg whites in medium bowl; whisk lightly with fork until combined. Add butter, milk, extract, ground almonds, sifted icing sugar and flour; stir until combined. Pour mixture into pan; top with berries.
  • 3
    Bake slice 10 minutes; remove from oven, sprinkle with nuts. Bake further 25 minutes or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean. Stand slice in pan 10 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool. Dust the slice with sifted extra icing sugar before cutting.

Notes

Store slice in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days.

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