Classic French Madeleine in a simpler recipe. These little cake bites can be made easily by paying a little attention while making the batter. Beat the eggs well and slow down to mix everything in just enough. Sit back , relax and enjoy these warm with a cup to tea !
Prep Time 15minutes
Cook Time 15minutes
Total Time 45minutes
160gAP Flour1 1/3 C
160gGranulated SugarAbout 3/4 C
Melt the butter and set aside to cool a little. Prepare the molds by generously buttering the insides. Pre heat the oven to 375°F (190°F). Sift the dry ingredients - flour , baking powder and salt- together. Set aside.
Beat the eggs well for 5 minutes. It should have doubled in volume and aerated well. Add the vanilla essence and mix . To this add the fine sugar slowly and beat in.
Add the flour mix in batches and mix in using a spatula without forming a lumps. Slowly stream in the melted butter and mix using circular motions. The batter changes visibly . Pour into prepared madeleine molds, filling each mold about 3/4 way full .
Transfer to the preheated oven and bake for 8 to 10 minutes . Cool in pan for a minute and invert into a cooling rack
The cook time mentioned is for golden crust on metal pans. If using silicone molds, increase the cook time by 2 to 3 minutes.
The madeleines are done when the edges begin to turn golden brown.
For more browned look in crease the cook time by 2 minutes.
For detailed instructions go to https://oventales.com/classic-madeleines/ .