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Coconut Friands

Friands is similar with financier , it’s french cake . Almost like a cupcake but unlike cupcake , friand only uses egg whites with other flavorings , in this case , i added unsweetened shredded coconut . They’re quite delicious , and good with tea or coffee for afternoon snack . It is not so rich like americans cupcake , with tons of icing . Friands is easy to make , there is no special technique required , just put all the ingredients together and  you’re set for a delicious snack .

Direction : 

4 eggs whites , room temperature

1 1/2 cup of dried unsweetened coconut

2/3 cup of sugar

1/2 cup of flour

1 tsp. vanilla extract

pinch of salt

1 stick of unsalted butter , melted and cooled slightly

1. In a large mixing bowl , whisk the egg whites until foamy . Then add the ingredients one by one .

2. Use a muffin pans , line with paper cups , add about 2 tbsp. of the batter , it should make about 10 friands .

3. Bake at 350 F for about 20 minutes or so , check with toothpick for doneness .

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