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Scrumptious Raspberry Financier – Cyril Lignac Recipe

The recent stay-at-home order has prompted many well-known chefs to start posting recipes and tips and doing live “cook-alongs” on their websites and social media. Le Colibry took the opportunity to try Cyril Lignac’s raspberry financiers, and even learned how to make beurre noisette in the process. His recipe is easy to follow and the result is truly scrumptious. These raspberry financiers make the perfect breakfast, snack, or dessert, especially topped with fresh strawberries or raspberries.

  • Servings 4 Pers.
  • Prep time 15
  • Cook time 30
  • Skill level Easy
  • Ingredients (Makes 4 servings)

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    90g (3/4 cup) almond flour or finely ground almonds

    150g (1-1/4 cup) powdered sugar

    1/2 vanilla bean, scraped

    60g (1/2 cup) flour

    4 egg whites

    100g (7 tbsp) brown butter (beurre noisette, see instructions)

    pinch of salt

    125g (1 cup) fresh raspberries


    Recipe directions

    • Preheat oven to 200°C (395°F or gas mark 6/7)
    • Make beurre noisette, set aside. If you have never made brown butter before, this recipe has detailed instructions and pictures for every step: beurre noisette – Cooking EZ
    • In a large bowl, combine flour, almond flour, powdered sugar, salt, and vanilla.
    • Make a well in the middle of the dry ingredients, add egg whites one by one. Mix gradually starting from the inside and working your way out to incorporate the dry ingredients.
    • Add beurre noisette, mix.
    • Pour batter into greased and floured mold or loaf pan, add raspberries. For extra berries, pour half of the batter into your mold, add a layer of raspberries, pour in the rest of the batter and add more raspberries on top.
    • Turn oven temperature down to 180°C (355°F) and bake.

    Join Cyril Lignac’s next live cook-along or try the other simple and tasty recipes he has posted on his Instagram and website: @ChefLignac (website and recipes in French)

    For even more easy and delicious recipes, take a look at Le Colibry’s Healthy Eating section

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