Gooseberry hazelnut friands

Berries and cake, that’s life! INGREDIENTS 115 g gooseberries Zest and juice of 1 lemon 100 g ground almonds 50 g plain fl our 175 g icing sugar 3 medium egg whites 120 g butter, melted and cooled 2 tbsp chopped hazelnutsYou will need: Friand mould or muffin tin, greased DADDY’S DEALS: TREAT YOURSELF TO A A 3 COURSE MEAL FOR 2 PEOPLE AT SKYE ROOFTOP BAR FOR ONLY R459.00 METHOD 1. Heat the oven to 180°C. Cook the gooseberries in 2 tsp lemon juice over a medium heat for 3–5 min until they just begin to burst open. Set aside to cool. 2. Combine ground almonds and fl our in a bowl and then sift in the icing sugar. Mix well and leave to one side. 3. Whisk the egg whites until stiff and then add to the fl our mix with the melted butter and lemon zest. Fold carefully until combined. 4. Spoon the batter into the moulds so they are around three-quarters full, then place a spoonful of the gooseberry mix on top, plus a chopped hazelnuts. Bake for 12–14 min until the friands have risen slightly and are lightly golden. TIP: If you can’t find  gooseberries, use sliced plums instead. Makes 8–10 | Ready in 45 min ALSO SEE MALVA BLONDIES WITH AMARULA … Continue reading Gooseberry hazelnut friands