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Pistachio-Blackberry Financier

These Financiers get a distinctive and exotic touch using pistachios and blackberries.  Wonderful with coffee or even a side of gelato for dessert.

Ingredients

1/2 cup butter

3/4 cup pistachios, shelled

1 cup powdered sugar

1/2 cup flour

1/2 cup egg whites (approximately 4 eggs)

1/2 pint large blackberries

 

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 375°F.  In a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat.

2. Meanwhile, in a food processor, grind pistachios with powdered sugar and flour until finely ground but do not go so far as to make a paste.  Add egg whites, melted butter and mix.  Batter can be used immediately or kept refrigerated for up to 3 days.

3. When ready to bake, butter tiny tart molds or a mini muffin tin and spoon in batter to fill mold 2/3 of the way.

4. Cut blackberries in half, the long way, and place 1/2 on top of the batter cut side down.

5. Bake for approximately 15 minutes, until golden brown. Let cool in molds and gently lift cakes out.

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Nutritional Information

Based on 32 servings.

Per serving:

Calories 60
Total Fat 3.5g
Saturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 30mg
Carbohydrates 6g
Dietary Fiber 0g
Protein <1g
Potassium 30mg