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French Finance Cookies with Lemon

Ingredients for making french cookie finance with lemon

  1. Butter 100 grams
  2. Almond flour 60 grams
  3. Wheat flour 35 grams
  4. Sugar 250 grams
  5. Lemon juice 2 tablespoons
  6. Lemon zest 1 teaspoon
  7. Egg white 3 pieces
  8. Lemon 1 piece
  9. Water 180 milliliters
  • Main IngredientsLemon, Butter, Flour, Sugar
  • Serving 3 servings


Bakeware, oven mitts, deep plate, stewpan, whisk, mixer, spatula, deep frying pan, kitchen knife, cutting board.

Cooking french cookie finance with lemon:

Step 1: Cook the lemons in syrup.

Rinse the lemon, dry and cut it into thin slices. Carefully remove the bones with the tip of the knife.

Pour water into a stewpan or deep pan, pour it there 150 grams sugar and bring to a boil. Boil sugar syrup for two minutes. And then put in a boiling mass slices of lemon.
Boil citrus in syrup for 5 minutesuntil the fruit flesh is clear. Take out the lemon slices, put in a plate and let them cool, but for now prepare the dough.

Step 2: drown the butter.

Cut the butter into small slices and melt it in a saucepan over low heat. Drain until the oil is liquid.

Step 3: prepare the dough.

Mix wheat flour with almond flour. Pour the remaining sugar and the whole lemon zest prepared for cookies here.
Beat the egg whites separately with a mixer, turning them into a strong thick foam.

Mix bulk ingredients with egg whites, lemon juice and melted butter. Thoroughly mix all the ingredients, turning them into a homogeneous dough.

Step 4: bake French finance cookies with lemon.

Prepare small silicone molds by lubricating them with some butter.

Pour the dough into molds, put a slice of lemon boiled in syrup on each piece, and then send the future cookies to the preheated 210 degrees the oven. Bake for 10 minutes until golden brown.
Let the finished cookie cool down, first in the form, and then on the wire rack, and after the baking has reached room temperature, serve everything on the table.

Step 5: serve the French finance cookies with lemon.

French finance cookies with lemon, prepared according to this recipe, are very soft and airy. A bright citrus aroma and taste blend perfectly with strong hot tea and make winter pastries.
You can use rectangular or round shapes to prepare finance with a lemon. Believe me, the shape does not affect the excellent taste of this baking.

And how cozy and warm it becomes in the kitchen and in the house where French cookies have just been cooked! It is worth a try.
Enjoy your meal!

Recipe Tips:

- Such cookies can be prepared not only with slices of lemon, but also with fresh berries, slices of peach, pear or apple.