Brown Butter Toasted Almond Blueberry Friands | © 2018 | | © 2018 |

These refined sugar free dainty friands, lightly sweetened with erythritol, are so easy and quick to make and are pure perfection when paired with nutty brown butter and plump, juicy blueberries. These little bites will definitely make a great addition to your summer picnic basket or an afternoon tea spread.

  • 100 g Almond meal, toasted
  • 180 g Butter, chopped
  • 90 g Erythritol powdered sugar (or icing sugar)
  • 75 g Einkorn flour
  • 6 Egg whites
  • 100 g Frozen or fresh blueberries
  1. Preheat oven to 200C/400F. Lightly butter a 24-hole muffin pan or a regular 12-hole muffin pan.
  2. Spread almond meal on a parchment lined baking sheet. Toast for 10 minutes, stirring frequently, until toasted and fragrant. Set aside to cool.
  3. Melt the butter in a small saucepan, then cook for a few minutes, until the water boils off and it starts to bubble up into a buttery foam. Swirl the pan, until the butter takes on the brown of hazelnut shells. Remove from heat. Set aside for 15 minutes to cool.
  4. Sift erythritol icing sugar and einkorn flour into a large bowl. Stir in almond meal. Make a well in the centre.
  5. Gradually add egg whites, stirring constantly with a metal spoon until combined. Add butter and stir until well combined. Gently fold in berries. Spoon the batter among the prepared muffin holes. Bake for 12 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes before turning out onto a wire rack to cool. | © 2018 | | © 2018 |


Pam 13/6/18 17:04

Woo hoo! This is a great recipe, Angie! The word "blueberry" gets my attention every time. Your photos are mouthwatering good! Thanks for the recipe!

Pam 13/6/18 18:14

Yum. They look and sound so delicious.

Gloria Baker 13/6/18 23:19

what beautifulo recipeAngie ! xoxo

Tricia Buice 14/6/18 01:36

These sound so easy and look so delicious. I love blueberries and these are absolutely beautiful.

Balvinder Ubi 14/6/18 01:46

They look lovely.I love blueberries and friands look like the perfect “home” for them.

noobcook 14/6/18 03:20

love the burst blueberry top, they look perfect for tea.

Velva 14/6/18 03:24

Blueberry season is in full swing here in the southern U.S.. these blueberry treats are delightful.


mjskit 14/6/18 04:58

Well these are just delightful little bites of goodies! Love how the blueberries burst and the juices soak into the flours, like blueberry pancakes. So good!

Evolve With Mary 14/6/18 06:54

I can’t believe these are so easy to make, they look crazy impressive. These would be great for a picnic. Hope your having a good week Angie.

Asha Shivakumar 14/6/18 09:00

Loving the sound of these Angie. So pretty and those blueberries looks so juicy.

2pots2cook 14/6/18 09:50

Just ideal for our picnics .... Thank you !

No Spoon Necessary 14/6/18 15:05

Where have these been my whole life?! I am absolutely LOVING these friands, Angie!! I mean, brown butter and blueberries?!? I definitely need these in my life!! Cheers!

Nancy Chan 14/6/18 15:41

I love blueberry and I seldom get to eat blueberry! These make me think of coffee or tea!

Emma - Bake Then Eat 14/6/18 16:48

I can just imagine enjoying these during a sunny picnic, such a lovely recipe.

Liz Berg 14/6/18 18:29

I love these mini cakes! I haven't made friands in years and your healthier version is exactly what I need! xo

Evelyne CulturEatz 14/6/18 19:09

brown butter and toasted almond meal...and blueberries! Angie these friands sound amazing!

Jean | 14/6/18 19:10

Angie, I'd like two of these right now with my current cup of tea! Love your photos!

Królowa Karo 14/6/18 20:41

Very yummu! I love cookies with fruit! :)

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 15/6/18 00:16

I love anything made with almond meal or flour and blueberries are a favorite. What delicious little bites. I'd love one, or three ;)

Dangira V. 15/6/18 11:21

THey look so nice! Great teatime snack!

Ashley@CookNourishBliss 15/6/18 14:55

Brown butter is pretty darn magical! These little bites sound delicious!

Roz Corieri Paige 15/6/18 18:01

I've never heard of these before, but I want some of them right now, Angie! Love blueberryies and these would be gobbled up in no time!

Nammi 16/6/18 06:17

Hi Angie, these looks so good! is it blue berry season now? Sorry havent visited you for a while. hope you have a nice weekend

Jeff 16/6/18 16:46

This sounds so interesting! I've certainly never had anything like it! Blueberries won't be in season where I live for a while yet, but I love them, and am always on the lookout for interesting things to do with them. So thanks!

natalia20041989 16/6/18 19:05

Wow,they look so cute, the recipe is very interesting! ☺

Greedyeats 16/6/18 20:29

Super cute and summery these look with those popping berries!

Dawn Yucuis 17/6/18 04:41

Perfect little bites. They look delicious!!

Vicki Bensinger 17/6/18 22:17

These look so cute Angie. Such a nice healthy cookie that all of us can afford to indulge in whatever our waistline!

Judee Algazi 18/6/18 01:02

I not only enjoy your recipes, but I just love your beautiful presentations which are so lovely. Who could resist helping oneself from that lovely tin container filled with colorful goodies..

Anne@ASaladForAllSeasons 18/6/18 07:52

Ohhhh..….these are beautiful Angie! I've always wanted to make friands, but have just never gotten around to it! What a nice summer treat! :)

Sharon D 18/6/18 16:23

Oo ..these look gorgeous, Angie. Nice little treats. Makes a great teatime snack!

Karen (Back Road Journal) 18/6/18 16:24

These little blueberry bites would quickly disappear in our house.

Robotance 18/6/18 16:44

Hi Angie! This is one of the most delicious recipe I come across till now. Thanks a lot..keep sending new recipe.

fimère .b 18/6/18 21:48

ils ont l'air délicieux un régal
bonne soirée

Elisabeth/Foodandthrift 19/6/18 00:43

Angie, I love the combination of the three ingredients...the brown butter, toasted almond, and the fresh blueberries in this yummy treat!

Reeni Pisano 22/6/18 01:41

Such cute little treats Angie! I want to pop them in my mouth all day long! Delicious!

grace 23/6/18 14:26

these ARE dainty, and delicious too! brown butter is the best.

Shashi Charles 25/6/18 21:50

I so love these - I think I could easily polish off a dozen! So yum!

Katerina 26/6/18 10:05

Perfect for a strong, loaded breakfast!

Choclette Blogger 27/6/18 18:19

These look absolutely gorgeous. It's been far too long since I made friands. They are definitely at their best when made with brown butter.

Jeanette | Jeanette's Healthy Living 27/6/18 22:49

I've never heard of friands - they look like mini muffins - so cute!

Mindy Boyd 30/6/18 06:00

These look lovely and only 6 ingredients. Wow!


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