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Believe it or not there are still more baked goods to talk about from my multiple trips to Francois Chocolate Bar.   According to Wikipedia a financier is a small French cake, often mistaken for a pastry.  In this case,  it’s actually a light-ish teacake made with almond flour.  It tastes like an ultra-fancy brownie with a unique chocolate-almond flavor.  It isn’t too buttery or too sweet either.    I also noticed that it keeps well compared to other baked goods as it was still decent a day later.

Recommended: chocolate financier, a steal at $3.50

Francois chocolate bar is located at 714 Madison Avenue on the 4th floor of Mauboussin.

One Response to “Payard financier: A financier is a small French cake, often mistaken for a pastry – Wikipedia”

an ultra fancy brownie? I can’t think of anything better! yum!

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