cup ( 3 1/2 ounces by weight)almond powder 2/3 cup ( 3 1/2 ounces by
weight) all purpose flour 1 1/3 cups sugar 8 egg whites 1/4
teaspoon vanilla 5 1/4 ounces melted butter
Preheat oven to 350
degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients except butter.
Beat for 2 minutes at medium speed. Gradually pour in the butter while
stirring. Mix well. Butter tiny molds. Spoon mixture into molds about 3/4 full.
Bake for 20 minutes or until golden brown. Unmold while hot. Cool on racks.
Coconut financiers: replace almond powder with coconut flakes Chocolate
financiers: substitute 2 oz cocoa powder to 2 oz flour