Financier almond cakes x 6 pieces.
The little rectangular almond cakes known as financiers are sold in many of the best pastry shops in Paris.
Perfect financiers are about as addictive as chocolate.
Indeed, the finest have a firm, crusty exterior and a moist, almond paste interior.
Their texture is amazing; their taste is beyond delicious.
Next to the madeleine, the financier is probably the most popular French cake for your afternoon tea time.
Thus a common street food for morning or afternoon snacking. Hence the cake’s name probably comes from the fact that a financier resembles a solid gold brick.