FRIANDS, MUFFINS & SCONES
coffee and walnut friands 1¼ cups (125g) roasted walnuts 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules 2 teaspoons boiling water 6 egg whites 185g butter, melted 1½ cups (240g) icing sugar ½ cup (75g) plain flour 24 whole coffee beans 1 Preheat oven to 200°C/180°C fan-forced. Grease 12-hole (½-cup/125ml) oval friand pan. 2 Process nuts until ground finely. 3 Stir coffee and the water in small jug until dissolved. 4 Whisk egg whites in medium bowl until frothy. Stir in butter, sifted icing sugar and flour, nuts and coffee mixture. Spoon mixture into pan holes; top each with two coffee beans. 5 Bake friands about 20 minutes. Stand friands in pan 5 minutes; turn, top-side up, onto wire rack to cool. Serve dusted with a little sifted icing sugar.
prep + cook time 35 minutes makes 12 31
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