Madeleines are shell shaped small sponge cakes from the Lorraine region of France. This recipe makes 15 lemon Madeleine cookies.
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Flour - 60 grams
Baking powder - ½ teaspoon
Sugar - 60 grams
Vanilla sugar - 1 teaspoon
Butter - 60 grams
Egg - 1
Lemon zest - 1 teaspoon
Salt - a pinch
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Step 1: Make the Batter
Place 60 grams of butter in a mixing bowl. Add 60 grams of sugar, a pinch of salt, 1 teaspoon and 1 teaspoon of vanilla sugar. Beat until creamy and smooth.
Add 1 egg in two batches, scraping down the sides of the bowl once or twice.
Step 2: Add Flour
Sift 60 grams (2 oz) of flour and ½ teaspoon of baking powder into the mixture. Fold until incorporated.
Step 3: Pipe
Fill a pastry bag with the batter and pipe into a lightly greased madeleine pan, filling the mold ¾ full.
Step 4: Bake
Bake at 200 ° C (390 ° F) for 10 minutes, until the edges are golden brown. Cool slightly, unmold and cool completely. Serve and enjoy!