Updated: Jan 18
Have you ever heard of “Almond Financiers” ? They are classic tiny French cakes made with browned butter and finely ground nuts, financiers are named for their shape; they’re intended to look like bars of gold and, accordingly, baked in small rectangular molds. They’re perfect when plain, but there are lots of ways to dress them up, for example: add a small piece of fruit on top of each before baking, or, after they’re out of the oven, dip them in tempered chocolate and sprinkles them with chopped almonds.
The financiers are best enjoyed the same day they are made. The cakes are absolutely delicious, with sponge cake texture, buttery and sweet. To read more details on the recipe, the equipments and other helpful notes, go on a journey inside the MFCH magazine - New Issue New year Jan/Feb 2021 find this article on page 45. This french treat is definitely a must try ! You can find the recipe for this elegant treat, and many other delicious bites inside the magazine.