Sultana & Orange Friands

Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 20 min
Serves: 8 Friands

What you’ll need…

100g Sunbeam Sultanas

250ml Orange Juice

Grated Rind of 1 orange

6 egg whites

155 gram unsalted butter, melted

2 tablespoon milk

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 1/2 cup (180g) Sunbeam Almond Meal

1 1/2 cup (240g) pure icing sugar

1/2 cup (75g) self-raising flour

Sunbeam Pistachios to garnish

For the cream cheese frosting:  

 150g cream cheese 

150g butter, softened 

150g powdered sugar 

½ tsp vanilla extract  

2 teaspoon icing (confectioners’) sugar, extra


In a small saucepan heat the sultanas in orange juice, when the juice starts to bubble turn heat off and set aside to infuse.

Preheat oven to 180°C & Lightly grease a friand tin

Place egg whites in a medium bowl; whisk lightly with fork until combined. Add butter, milk, extract, ground almonds, orange rind, sifted icing sugar and flour; stir until combined.

Drain any excess liquid from sultanas and add to the mix & combine.

Pour mixture into pan; Bake friands 20 minutes; or until a skewer inserted into the centre comes out clean.

Stand friands 10 minutes before turning onto a wire rack to cool.

For the icing | In a bowl using an electric mixer, combine cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar and vanilla extract. Beat until smooth, light and fluffy. Use a piping bag to swirl icing across cooled friands, sprinkle with diced pistachios.

Dust the friands with sifted extra icing sugar & optional rose petals before serving.