Thursday, March 21, 2013

Strawberry Financier – Financier à la fraise










Strawberry Financier – Financier à la fraise
Adapted from Saveur Magazine

Ingredients:

8 to 10 strawberries
200g melted butter
5 egg whites
150g icing sugar
80g ground almond
60g flour

Directions :

1)      Preheat oven to 170°C & greased muffin pan . Cut strawberries in half & set aside . 

2)      Combine flour, ground almond with sugar  & mix well . 


3)      Lightly whisk egg whites  . Gradually beat in egg white to flour mixture . Pour in melted butter & mix till well combined . Spoon batter on to muffin pan to ¾ full & top with cut strawberries as shown above .  Bake for 20 to 25 minutes till light golden brown . Let to cool on wire rack . ( I've added some frozen raspberries too)






Linking this post to Tea Time Treats challenge  hosted by  Karen of  Lavender & Lovage  & co-hosting with  Kate from What Kate Baked . This month’s theme is all about French pastries & goodies  .  




27 comments:

  1. What a stunning financier, so romantic!!!

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  2. What a delightful dish to welcome Spring, Kit. Oh how I wish I could have just a wee sample:)

    Thank you so much for sharing...I will definitely be pinning this!

    P.S. Speaking of Pinterest, have you seen this Jane Austen board?

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  3. Hi Kit
    This simply look gorgeous because I loves this heart shape. And it looks so romantic with a piece of strawberry with it. Just lovely. I have never baked financier before, will try this soon too.

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  4. Ahhh...very sweet and romantic indeed! delicious treats for your loved ones:)

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  5. Darn it , Kit ! Now I want to buy that kind of silicon pan lol ... Your heart-shaped financiers are so pretty ! The strawberry topping just looks awesome *sigh* ;D

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  6. OH MY Kit this look absolutely beautiful, I love the pictures!

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  7. These are so pretty with that strawberry hearts! Would love to have some for tea break.

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  8. Hi Kit, those heart shape financiers look so pretty! Bad eyes again, want to get that cute mould... :D

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  9. Kit, that's so beautiful! I think I can do the baking, I have heart molds
    Thanks for sharing your talant!

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  10. Kit, these financiers are so pretty. Almost too good to eat!

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  11. It's cloudy, rainy and COLD over here too.
    Beautiful financiers!

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  12. Such cute and pretty little financiers! Love your love-shaped goodies!

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  13. So pretty, love the heart shaped strawberries on top too ;) Great visual effect.

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  14. Those are so cool! What a great idea :)

    Happy Blogging!
    Happy Valley Chow

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  15. This is gorgeous! I will save this and make it for valentines day, thank you!

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  16. What a pretty and lovely heart shaped Franciers!!!!
    Kit, I admire your magic hands!!!!

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  17. Kit, they are so pretty. so creative of you!

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  18. This looks so delicious and I love the presentation!
    The strawberry hearts are so cute, great idea :)

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  19. HI Kit! Very romantic indeed! Perfect for Valentine's Day... next year!

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  20. STUNNING Kit! J'adore Strawberry Financier – Financier à la fraise! SUCH a GREAT TTT entry! Thanks so much! Karen

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  21. Hi Kit, wah.... so romantic and gorgeous. Too beautiful to be eaten. Love your creative ideas, they are always so cute and pretty. Lovely flowers... which I can go to your garden pluck some flowers. :))

    Have a nice week ahead, with hugs and kisses to you.

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  22. So, so pretty! Nearly too pretty to eat!

    Spring is cold here too. We still have snow!

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  23. these are such pretty little treats! i wld like to hv a bite seriously...i'm jealous of your pan!

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  24. I love the simple ingredients in these and their heart shape with the strawberries. They looks yummy and I'm already looking forward to strawberry season!

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  25. Kit,
    These are so lovely!
    Love the strawberries topping and I bet your financier taste wonderful: )
    mui

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  26. These look so pretty, light and delicious! Found your blog through the Tea Time Treats round up and looks like you have loads of delicious recipes to bookmark and try out!

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