The greatest afternoon tea cookie. You can sprinkle the top with confectioners' sugar or dip the tips in chocolate.
10 min 18 Main Ingredient: Bread Cuisine: ThaiCooking: 10 min
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon lemon zest
1 cup confectioners' sugar
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup butter, melted and cooled
Nutrition Factsper serving of 1 madeleine
Step 1Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
Step 2Grease and flour twenty-four 3-inch Madeleine molds.
Step 3In a medium bowl beat eggs, vanilla and lemon zest with an electric mixer on high speed for 5 minutes.
Step 4Gradually beat in the confectioners' sugar.
Step 5Beat for 5 to 7 minutes or until thick and satiny.
Step 6Sift together the flour and baking powder.
Step 7Sift one-fourth of the flour mixture over the egg mixture, gently fold in.
Step 8Fold in the remaining flour by fourths.
Step 9Then fold in the melted and cooled butter.
Step 10Spoon batter into the prepared molds, filling 3/4 full.
Step 11Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes or until the edges are golden and the top s spring back.
Step 12Cool in molds on a rack for 1 minute.
Step 13Loosen cookies with a knife.
Step 14Invert cookies onto a rack and cool.
Step 15Sift confectioners' sugar over the tops or melt semi-sweet chocolate chips and dip the tips in the chocolate.
Step 16Store in an airtight container.