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Westport House Financier Recipe

A financier is a small French cake, often associated with friands or friandises, which can indicate all kinds of small sweet ‘pâtisserie ou pièce de confiserie’. The financier is light and moist and contains almond flour, crushed or ground almonds, or almond flavouring. For our Afternoon Tea Financiers, we use ground almonds.


  • 30g almonds ground
  • 30g flour
  • 2 egg whites
  • 80g icing sugar
  • 50g butter
  • 1 vanilla pod



  1. Whisk egg whites & icing sugar
  2. Melt butter
  3. Mix flour & almonds together
  4. Add flour  mix  to egg  mix
  5. Fold in butter
  6. Bake at 170c for approx. 15 mins

Remove from mould and allow to cool

Freeze if required



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