Pear and Almond Friands

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Recipe by Jubes

A recipe from Australian Womens Weekly - I'd like to try these made with gluten-free flour

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 6 egg whites
  • 185 g butter, melted
  • 120 g almond meal (ground almonds)
  • 240 g icing sugar (confectioners sugar)
  • 110 g plain flour
  • 1 small pear, peel, cored and chopped finely (180 grams)
  • 20 g sliced almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 200°C or 180°C if using a fan-forced oven and grease a 12 hole muffin pan (1/3 cup/80ml size) or friand pan.
  2. Whisk the egg whites in a medium bowl until frothy.
  3. Add the melted butter. almond meal, sifted icing sugar and flour, then the chopped pear. Stir until combined.
  4. Place into the 12 muffin/friand pans and sprinkle with the flaked almonds.
  5. Bake for about 20 minutes. Stand 5 minutes in the pan, before turning out.
  6. Allow to cool on a wire rack.

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