Madeleines

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Preparation info

  • Makes About

    12

    Large Madeleines
    • Difficulty

      Easy

    • Ready in

      35 min

Appears in

100 Desserts to Die For

100 Desserts to Die For

By Trish Deseine

Published 2016

  • About

After financiers, this is the second in the duo of little French cake recipes to learn by heart.

Ingredients

  • 2 eggs
  • 100 g ( oz) caster (superfine) sugar

Method

PREHEAT THE OVEN TO 200°C (400°F/GAS 6). Brush the moulds of the madeleine tins with butter, then scatter them with a little flour.

BEAT THE EGGS IN A MIXING BOWL WITH THE SUGAR UNTIL THE MIXTURE IS LIGHT AND FROTHY. Add the other ingredients, one after the other,