Petits plus de la semaine......

 

Cette semaine, recette de cuisine:

 

 

 

Madeleines!!

 

Bake a batch of these buttery little French cakes

to have with a cup of tea, coffee or hot chocolate.

 

Makes 12 - 16

 

Preparation time: less than 30 mins

Cooking time: 8-10 mins

 

 

Ingredients:

 

2 free-range eggs

100g/3½oz caster sugar

100g/3½oz plain flour, plus extra 

1 lemon, juice and zest

¾ tsp baking powder

100g/3½oz butter, melted and cooled slightly, plus extra for greasing

 

Equipment:  a 12 cup madeleine tray!

 

Preparation method:

 

Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6.

Brush the madeleine tray with melted butter then shake in a little flour to coat, tapping out the excess.

Whisk together the eggs and the sugar in a bowl until frothy

Lightly whisk in the remaining ingredients.

Leave to stand for 20 minutes before carefully pouring into the prepared madeleine tray.

Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the mixture has risen a little in the middle and is fully cooked through.

Transfer the madeleines to a wire rack and leave for a few minutes to cool slightly.

 

These are best eaten within an hour of cooking.

 

 

Bon Apétit!!!! 

 

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