Giant Financier with Blueberries and Almonds

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Giant Financier with Blueberries and Almonds
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Description

When it’s time for dessert, go blue. The sweet, tangy tartness of blueberries, mixed with the richness of butter, the crunchiness of almonds, and the sweetness of sugar will have any dessert lover begging for seconds!

Ingredients

  • 180 grams butter
  • 60 grams flour
  • 160 sugar (gramsconfectioner's)
  • 90 grams ground almonds
  • 4 large egg whites
  • 3 tablespoons frozen blueberries
  • slivered almonds
  • confectioners sugar (for decoration)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 170 degrees Celsius (340 degrees Farenheit)
  2. In a small saucepan melt the butter over low heat until it has a slight smell of hazelnuts and takes a little amber color.
  3. Pass through a fine sieve, set it aside.
  4. In a small salad bowl, mix together the flour, sugar and almond powder.
  5. Whisk the egg whites with a fork, and add them to the flour mixture.
  6. Gradually add the melted butter, mix well.
  7. Pour half the mixture into a 20x20 cm square pan greased and lined with parchment paper.
  8. Sprinkle with frozen blueberries, and add the rest of the batter.
  9. Sprinkle with slivered almonds.
  10. Bake for about 30 minutes until lightly browned.
  11. Let it cool before cutting.
  12. Sprinkle with confectioner's sugar.
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NutritionView more

610Calories
Sodium9%DV210mg
Fat51%DV33g
Protein14%DV7g
Carbs25%DV75g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories610Calories from Fat300
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat33g51%
Saturated Fat16g80%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol65mg22%
Sodium210mg9%
Potassium180mg5%
Protein7g14%
Calories from Fat300
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate75g25%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars64g128%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.