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  • n. A type of cake, similar to the French financier, but with the addition of fruits or other flavourings; commonly eaten with coffee.
  • n. A sausage wrapped in puff pastry, eaten in France.


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A borrowing from French.


  • Optional: Pour about 2 tsp brandy on top of each friand when it comes out of the oven, then let cakes cool on a wire rack.

    Brandied Fruitcake Friands | Baking Bites

  • Each friand will need about 20 minutes in the oven in a full-sized muffin tin.

    Brandied Fruitcake Friands | Baking Bites

  • I have good access here in U.S. for many of these silicon molds, but have yet to find real friand molds.

    Cake Moulds

  • I've actually made two different forms - these small sunflower shaped cakelets and these friand-sized versions.

    Chocolate and Beetroot Cakes

  • You might notice these don't have they regular friand shape - I've run out of cases and the Essential Ingredient doesn't have them in stock either so I've improvised and made them using large muffin cases about 7cm/3inch wide.

    Archive 2008-03-01

  • The friands I've made are a lot lower, probably half the height than the ones you see in the store - only because of the friand cases I used.

    Mango Friands

  • The best bit is that the friand, using this flour, is now Gluten Free!

    Mango Friands

  • I have never in my life heard of a friand - So it is exciting to learn of a new culinary term and concept.

    Mango Friands

  • One of the best uses of egg whites comes in the form of a friand.

    Plum Friands

  • I have never had I friand before but they look and sound really good.

    Mango Friands


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