4 Ingredients: Mandarin Friands

Delicious, delectable and, best of all, gluten-free! Serve these as an afternoon treat with tea or coffee.

Ingredients:

2 large mandarins, peeled and seeded
1½ cups almond meal
3 eggs, separated
2½ tablespoons agave nectar or honey​

Directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.

2. In a food processor, combine the mandarins, almond meal, egg yolks, and agave and blend for 10 seconds.

3. Whisk the egg whites in a clean, dry bowl until soft peaks form, about 4 minutes.

4. Gently fold the mandarin mix into the egg whites.

5. Divide among 12 nonstick muffin or friand moulds and bake for 20 minutes.

Featured in 4 Ingredients: Gluten Free, Lactose Free By Kim McCosker, RRP $19.95.

Tips:

You can substitute mandarins for oranges or limes.