Skip to Content

Violet Crumble Friands Recipe

Menz Confectionery Products:

Violet Crumble 50g Bar

Recipe Type:

Violet Crumble


Did you know, the French word friand literally translates into "tasty thing"? And that is exactly what this is!


  • 1 ½ cups icing sugar, plus extra to serve 
  • ¼ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup almond meal
  • ½ cup plain flour
  • 6 egg whites, lightly whisked
  • ¾ cup butter, melted and cooled
  • 2 x 50g Violet Crumbles bars, broken into rough pieces (reserve 1/3 for topping on Violet Crumble Friands)  


  1.  Preheat oven to 180°C fan-forced. Grease a 12-hole friand or mini muffin pan.
  2. Sift icing sugar and cocoa powder into a bowl. Add almond meal and flour and stir to combine. Make a well in the centre. Add egg whites and butter. Mix well. Add broken pieces of Violet Crumble.
  3. Spoon mixture evenly into prepared pan. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes or until a skewer inserted in centre of Friands comes out clean.
  4. Stand in pan for 5 minutes. Transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  5. Dust with icing sugar and coco powder. Sprinkle remaining Violent Crumble crumb to serve.

Like it? Share it!

Tasty treats to your inbox

Subscribe to receive the latest Menz Confectionery news, along with mouth watering deals & specials!