Christmas Cake Friands (GF)


What you’ll need…

½ cup SUNBEAM Gourmet Selection Mixed Fruit

2 tbsp brandy

1½ cups pure icing sugar

1 cup almond meal

½ cup gluten free flour

5 egg whites from extra large eggs

160g butter, melted


1 cup pure icing sugar

2 tbsp water

Lemon rind and raspberries, for decoration


  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°C (160°C fan-forced). Lightly grease 12 x ⅓ cup capacity muffin pans.
  2. Place fruit and brandy in a microwave proof dish and cook on medium heat for 30 seconds. Set aside to cool.
  3. Sift icing sugar into a large mixing bowl and stir in the almond meal and flour.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk the egg whites until frothy. Mix in the butter and add to the icing sugar mixture. Stirring until well combined.
  5. Pour mixture between prepared moulds and bake for 20-25 minutes. Allow to cool for 5 minutes before removing from pans and cool completely on a cooling rack.
  6. For icing, combine icing sugar and water mixing until smooth. Allow to sit until desired consistency is achieved. Spoon over each cake and finish with lemon rind and raspberries.