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Blackcurrant Rose Honey Cakes (Nonnettes)

Blackcurrant Rose Honey Cakes (aka Nonnettes)

Small Cakes, World Cuisine | 22nd October 2012 | By

Sweet and sticky, these blackcurrant rose honey cakes are thoroughly delicious. Known as nonnettes in France, they are individual egg-free cakes. This gives them a delightfully smooth texture. Little chunks of caramelised white chocolate just add to the fun, but can be left out if preferred.

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Rhubarb Honey Cakes with Rose – aka Nonnettes

Rhubarb Honey Cakes flavoured with rose aka Nonnettes.

These delicious rhubarb honey cakes, known as nonnettes in France are lightly flavoured with rose. They’re made with the addition of rye flour but without eggs. This gives them an almost silky mouthfeel with a delightfully soft texture.

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White Chocolate Nonnettes + Orange Poppy Seed Friands

White Chocolate Nonnettes

Small Cakes, World Cuisine | 12th January 2012 | By

If you’ve not heard of nonnettes before, you’re in for a treat. They’re delicious egg-free French honey cakes with a lovely smooth texture. These white chocolate nonnettes are topped with marmalade to give a delightful bitter contrast to the sweetness of the cake.

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