These friands are gluten free, dairy free, refined-sugar free
1¼ cup ground almonds or almond meal
⅓ cup gf plain flour
⅓ cup raw unprocessed honey
zest of 1 orange, finely chopped
5 egg whites, whisked until frothy
125g df butter, melted and cooled
¼ cup (80g) sf marmalade jam
- Preheat oven to 180°C
- Grease 8 friand moulds or muffin tin
- In a bowl sift together the flour and almond meal.
- Add the chopped orange zest then stir in the egg whites and agave syrup/honey, followed by the cooled melted butter.
- Spoon the batter into the prepared moulds until they are about three-quarters full.
Bake for 25 minutes (less for the muffin tin) until golden and cooked through.
Allow the friands to firm up in the moulds for a few minutes before turning out to cool on a wire rack, right way up.
Heat the marmalade in the microwave until melted then brush the tops of the warm friands with the melted jam and allow to cool.
Keep in an air tight container.