Lemon and Coconut Friands

Lemon and Coconut Friands

These easy lemon and coconut flavoured friands are a quick, simple dessert or tea time treat. Serve them plain with flaked almonds, or dress them up with a light coating of vanilla flavoured icing and toasted coconut.

Lemon and Coconut Friands
These easy lemon and coconut flavoured friands are a quick, simple dessert or tea time treat. Serve them plain with flaked almonds, or dress them up with a light coating of vanilla flavoured icing and toasted coconut.
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 6 egg whites
  • 185 g butter, melted
  • 100 g almond meal
  • 240 g icing sugar
  • 75 g plain flour
  • 2 teaspoons finely grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 20 g desiccated coconut
  • 15 g flaked almonds
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 200°C and grease a 12 hole muffin or friand tin.
  2. In a medium bowl, beat your egg whites using a fork. Stir in the butter, almond meal, sifted icing sugar and flour, lemon rind, juice and desiccated coconut and mix until just combined.
  3. Pour about ¼ cup of the friand mixture into each pan hole and sprinkle with flaked almonds.
  4. Bake for about 20 minutes. Stand in the tin for 5 minutes before turning out on to a wire rack to cool.
Notes
Makes about 12 Lemon and Coconut Friands

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