Gluten-free, dairy-free berry friands

Perfect for a quick breakfast on the go or for a delicious tea-time snack, these berry and hazelnut friands are a fantastic gluten-free and dairy-free option.

Made up of a delicious berry and white chocolate mixture, depending on what’s in season, you can easily adapt this recipe with your favourite fruit.

And the best part is, it’s super easy to whip up and is a handy recipe to have on hand for those gluten-intolerant visitors.

While it’s not an everyday snack, it certainly is perfect for a sweet treat once in a while. Make a batch and store it in an airtight container in the fridge. Enjoy with a cuppa and dig in!


  • 1 1/2 cups pure icing sugar
  • 1/2 cup potato flour (can use other gluten-free flour)
  • 150g hazelnut meal
  • 100g dairy-free white chocolate, chopped into small chunks
  • 1 cup frozen mixed berries
  • 150g dairy-free spread, melted
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 6 egg whites


  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.
  2. Grease 12-cup friand or muffin pan.
  3. Sift icing sugar and potato flour together in a bowl.
  4. Add hazelnut meal, white chocolate and berries and mix lightly to combine.
  5. Whisk egg whites in a separate bowl until foamy.
  6. Add egg whites to the dry mixture, then add spread and vanilla and mix until combined.
  7. Spoon mixture into prepared pan and bake for 30 minutes.

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