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The perfect recipe for “Almond Financiers”

Updated: Jan 18, 2021

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 almon