Brush a couple of friand tins with melted butter. Or place liners into a muffin or cupcake tin. You will get approximately 12-16 muffin sized friands out of this mixture.
Place the almonds and quinoa onto a lined baking tray and into a cold oven set to 200°C for 10 minutes. Remove and cool. Keep the oven set to 200°C.
Place cooled almond quinoa mix and sugar into TM bowl and mill 20 sec/speed 8.
Add cinnamon, orange oil, almond essence, vanilla, salt and egg whites. Blend 20 sec/speed 8. Scrape down sides of bowl.
Add melted butter through hole in lid as you blend 20 sec/speed 8.
Add remaining ingredients except the clementines and stir through using your spatula.
Divide between prepared friand holes. Decorate the top of each friand with either a sliver or slice of the candied clementine.
Bake 15 minutes until risen and fragrant. Dust with icing sugar if desired.