Almond and Pistachio Bread

Decided to try a Margaret Fulton’s recipe while I’m having trays of Chocolate Mocha Cookies lining up waiting for their turn into the oven.

I heard about Margaret Fulton but didn’t own any of her cookbooks. When I came upon her X’mas Iphone application, I decided to download. It’s not expensive and it’s a good guide for me what her recipes are like. I find them really easy, simple with very minimum ingredients required.

Although there aren’t a lot of recipes on the application but there’s quite a few I would love to try. Just the X’mas treats category, I’m already having hard time which to chose.

6 ingredients are required for this recipe.
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3 egg whites
1tsp vanilla essence
3/4 cup whole almond
1 cup plain flour (sifted)
1/2 cup caster sugar
1/4 cup pistachios (shelled)

Preheat oven to 180 degrees
Grease a small non-stick loaf bin
Beat egg whites until stiff without being dry, then gradually beat in the caster sugar
Continue beating until mixture is thick and glossy
Fold in the rest of ingredients, mixing well
Turn the mixture into prepared tin
Bake for about 30mins until pale golden and firm to touch

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Leave to cool in the tin then turn out wrap in foil
Place in refrigerator and leave overnight. This helps to cut thin, even slices
Cut into thin slices and place on an ungreased baking tray

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Bake in a preheated 180 degrees oven, until pale golden and crisp

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These are very addictive! Super crispy/crunchy because I sliced it very thinly. Over baked the 1st batch therefore a bit too brown. But the subsequence trays were a lot better.

This is my 2nd entry for Bake A Difference event. More information can be found from blog Jeroxie.

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