Yuzu Citrus Scented Financiers

Yuzu Citrus Scented Financiers

These are Japanese-style financiers with yuzu citrus zest. Great for little gifts!

Ingredients: 14 x 4.5 cm round moulds

Almond flour
40 g
Plain flour
30 g
Butter (unsalted)
70 g
40 g
☆Egg whites (large)
1 tablespoon
☆Yuzu zest
1/2 yuzu worth


1. Rinse the yuzu well and grate only the yellow peel.
2. Melt and heat the butter until browned in a frying pan and strain through a coffee filter. Grease the moulds with butter (not listed).
3. Whisk the ☆ ingredients lightly with a whisk.
4. Add the ground almond and sift the plain flour into Step 3. Stir with a plastic spatula.
5. Add the butter to Step 4 and stir. Leave to rest in the fridge for 1 hour.
6. Put the batter into the moulds and bake in the oven at 170°C for 15 minutes.
7. After baking, leave the financiers in the moulds to cool and it's done.

Story Behind this Recipe

I had yuzu left over from the New Year's feast so I decided to bake them into delicious madeleines.