Fresh Blueberry Friands

October 12, 2012 at 6:59 am



  • Melted butter, to grease
  • 300 g icing sugar (2 cups)
  • 150 g LUCKY oven roasted almond meal
  • 75g ( 1/2 cup ) plain flour sc
  • 6 egg whites
  • 180g butter, melted
  • 1 punnet fresh blueberries
  • 2 tblsp LUCKY oven roasted almond crumble (or flaked almonds)


1. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees celsius. Brush a 12 125ml (1/2 cup) capacity friand or muffin pan with melted butter.

2. Combine the icing sugar, almond meal and flour in a bowl (sifted).

3. Use a balloon whisk to lightly whisk the egg whites, in a clean stainless steel bowl until soft peaks form.

4. Stir the melted butter into the flour mixture. Fold in half the egg white mixture until just combined then add remaining mixture and fold. Gently add and fold 3/4 of the fresh blueberries. Do not over stir.

5. Divide the mixture amongst the prepared pan. Top with flaked almonds or almond crumble and remaining blueberries. Bake for 25 – 30 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the middle comes out clean, the friands are golden brown and starting to come away from the sides of the pan. Set aside 10 minutes to cool in pan before removing and cooling completely on a wire rack.

Note: Serve as is or lightly dust with icing sugar. Enjoy!