Almond sponge fingers

For 8 persons
Preparation time : 20 min
Cooking time : 1h


4 egg whites

140 g (4.9oz) icing sugar

120 g (4.2oz)  powdered almonds

45 g (1.6oz) flour

170 g (6oz) butter + 20 g (0.7oz) for the moulds



1/ Preheat your oven to  200°C (390°F)

2/ Heat the butter in a saucepan until it turns a hazel colour. Let it cool but not set.

3/  Mix the sugar and the powdered almonds, then the flour, in a salad bowl. Add the egg whites (not beaten) then the butter. Make sure the paste has an even consistency. Then put into the refrigerator to set for an hour.

Chef’s tips: This paste can be prepared in advance and even frozen in plastic bags.

4/ Fill the almond sponge finger moulds with the mixture.

5/ Put the almond sponge fingers in the oven for about 20 minutes.

6/ Take them out the oven, turn them out straight away and allow to cool on a grill.

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