I just love citrusy cakes with poppy seeds. The finishing touch on these friands is a rich, decadent orange syrup that makes the friands super moist and tangy. Friands are also an excellent way to use up excess egg whites! I have never bothered to buy a friand tray, so mine never have that legitimate look, but for these, I recommend using sturdy cardboard baking cups, so the syrup doesn’t drain away.
Best shared with a cup of tea and good friends. Good friends will always let you know if your fly is unbuttoned. Good friends will also let you know if you have poppy seeds between your teeth after eating said friands. Continue reading