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Feijoa and chocolate friands

Feijoa and chocolate are great friends, and their respective flavours combine wonderfully in these soft, rich little cakes. Enjoy with a cup of tea for a gorgeous autumn treat.
Feijoa and chocolate friands

Feijoas are only here for a short time, so here are some of our favourite feijoa recipes to make the most of NZ’s most popular fruit.

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1.Preheat oven to 160°C. Grease a 12-hole friand tin or use a muffin tin.
2.Combine the ground almonds, sugar, flour, baking powder and cocoa in a bowl, whisking to mix. In a separate bowl, slightly whisk the egg whites to break them up. Add to the dry ingredients along with the melted butter and stir.
3.Spoon the batter into the tin holes to about two-thirds full. Halve each scooped feijoa and place two pieces on top of each friand. Bake for 20-25 minutes or until they spring back when pressed. Leave to cool for 5 minutes, then turn out onto a wire rack to cool completely.

Just two feijoas gives you more than 64% of your recommended daily intake of vitamin C!


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