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Almond florentines

Almond florentines

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
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  • Easy
  • Serves 6 - 8

Bake your own delicate nutty biscuits and keep them light as a feather with egg whites and icing sugar

  • Freezable
Nutrition: per serving (8)
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal330
fat24g
saturates4g
carbs18g
sugars14g
fibre4g
protein9g
low insalt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp melted butter , plus a little extra for brushing
  • 2 egg whites
  • 100g icing sugar
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • 300g toasted flaked almond

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. Line 2 baking sheets with baking parchment and brush with butter. Mix the butter, egg whites, sugar and flour until smooth, then add the almonds. With wet fingers or the back of a spoon, flatten tbsps of mixture into 16 biscuits on the sheets. Bake for 15-18 mins until golden. Cool. Will keep in an airtight container for 2-3 days – put pieces of parchment between to stop sticking.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2012

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