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Yields24 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time8 minsTotal Time23 mins

Bake a batch of these shell shaped delicacies with their signature "pearl"

 2 eggs (100g)
 100 g caster sugar
 100 g flour (extra for dusting tin)
 40 ml lemon juice
 zest of one lemon
 3 ml baking powder
 100 g melted butter (cooled slightly)

Grease a Madeleine tray and dust with flour. Tap off excess flour and set aside. You may freeze the tray for a larger 'pearl'


Whisk eggs and sugar until light and airy.


Fold in remaining ingredients. Cover and refrigerate for 60 minutes or overnight. 60 Minutes


Preheat oven to 200C. Fill each shell three quarters of the way with cool batter.


Bake for 5 to 8 minutes or until a tester comes out clean. There should be a small rise in the centre. This is called the "pearl" 8 Minutes


Allow to cool slightly before removing from the tray and dusting with icing sugar.


Best enjoyed fresh out the oven within the hour.

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