Desserts, Entertaining, Food, Recipes

Madelines

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Ingredients

Flour – 1 ¾ cups

Baking Powder – 2 ½ tsp

Butter (soft) – 1 ¼ cups

Sugar – 1 ¾ cups

Lemon Extract – 1 tbsp

Eggs – 6

Milk – 2/3 cup

Vanilla Extract -1 tsp

 

Bowl 1)

Sift flour and baking powder together.

Bowl 2)

Cream butter, sugar, and lemon extract. Use paddle attachment on medium speed (about 5 minutes)

Bowl 3)

Combine eggs, milk, and vanilla extract.

 

Add bowl 3 to bowl 2 in two or three parts, fully incorporate after each addition.

 

On low speed add the sifted dry ingredients. Scrape down the sides with a spatula  as needed to blend everything evenly.

 

Cover batter tightly with plastic and allow to rest overnight in refrigerator.

 

 

When ready to bake preheat oven to 400°F

Coat madeline pans with softened butter and a light dusting of flour.

Fill a pastry bag with cold batter, pipe into the madeline pans, fill ¾ full.

Bake at 400°F until edges are medium golden brown, about 10 minutes.

Remove from oven, let cool 2 minutes in the pan, then move madelines to a wire rack to cool fully. Store in an airtight container. Also keeps well in the freezer.

 

Enjoy these delightful treats on their own or dip in a little melted chocolate!

 

 

 

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