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Madeleines

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)
1

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

2

Whisk eggs and sugar until light and airy.

3

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

4

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

5

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

6

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

7

Best enjoyed fresh out the oven within the hour.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 0