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Cherry friands (gluten free)


100g butter, melted and cooled

125g sieved icing sugar

25g Shipton Mill gluten free white flour

85g ground almonds

3 medium egg whites

items to decorate - choose from:

glace cherries (chopped into quarters)





1. Preheat oven to 200°C/Gas 6. Butter six non-stick friand or muffin tins. Melt butter and leave to cool.

2. Sift icing sugar and flour into a bowl. Add the almonds and mix together.

3. Whisk egg whites separately until they form a light, floppy foam. Make a well in the dry ingredients, tip in the egg whites, lightly stir in the melted butter to form a soft batter.

4. Divide the batter between the tins. Add the decorating items. Bake for 15-20 minutes until just firm to the touch and golden brown.

5. Cool in the tins for 5 minutes and then turn onto a cooling rack.