Plum Financiers

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated March/April 2020

These buttery, nutty, two-bite treats with chewy centers and crisp shells are a pastry chef's secret weapon. Now they can be yours, too.

SERVES Makes 24 cakes

TIME 40 minutes, plus 20 minutes cooling

Plum Financiers

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

For financiers with complex almond flavor, contrasting textures, and a pop of vibrant fruitiness, we started by spraying a mini-muffin tin with baking spray with flour. The flour in the spray helped the sides of the cakes rise along with th...

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