French madeleines

French madeleines

INGREDIENTS:
Makes 18 madeleines:
120 g all-purpose flour
100 g butter
100 g sugar
2 eggs + 1 yolk
½ teaspoon baking powder
lemon zest

powdered sugar for sprinkling (optional)
butter for spreading
flour for sprinkling

PREPARATION:
Whisk the eggs and the yolk together with the sugar. Add the lemon zest and the melted butter and again whisk with a mixer. Sift the flour and baking powder onto it and stir with a spatula.
The madeleines should be baked in special silicone or metal molds like these:

French madeleines

Using a pastry brush spread butter onto each mold and sprinkle with flour. Remove the excess flour and put about a tablespoon of the dough into each mold. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 190°C for about 13-14 minutes or until they brown slightly.
Optionally you can sprinkle powdered sugar onto them when serving.

French madeleines

French madeleines

French madeleines