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lemon curd friands                                                    

ingredients: 

method:

75 g plain flour, sifted

Preheat oven to 180C. Grease a 10-hole friand pan or line with paper cases. Mix the flour, almond meal and sugar in a bowl. In a separate bowl, lightly beat egg whites with a fork until foamy, then add to dry ingredients with butter, zest and curd and stir with a wooden spoon to combine. Divide batter among friand pans. Place teaspoon of curd on each friand and use a wooden skewer to swirl through batter. Bake for 20 minutes or until light golden. Cool, and then dust with extra icing sugar. Serve with extra lemon curd, and whipped cream, and a good espresso coffee ... and discover how good life can be!                                                makes 10

185 g almond meal

200 g pure icing sugar, sifted, plus extra to dust

5 egg whites

200g unsalted butter, melted, cooled

finely grated zest of 1 lemon

5 tsp pure greed lemon curd, plus extra to serve
whipped cream (optional), to serve