Elegantly shaped, these spongy madeleines are a subtly sweet, light and fluffy snack that will make you feel like you’re sat out on a café terasse in Paris.
Makes: 30 servings || Takes: 1 Hour and 10 Minutes
1/2 cup (125 ml) honey
1/2 cup (115 g) unsalted butter, melted and cooled to room temperature
3/4 cup (105 g) unbleached all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp (1 ml) baking powder
1/4 tsp (1 ml) salt
In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
In another bowl, beat the eggs and honey with an electric mixer for (around 10 minutes) or until it forms a ribbon.
With a whisk, gently fold in the dry ingredients. Drizzle in the melted butter while folding. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
Butter and flour a small madeleine pan. Set aside.
Fill each madeleine cavity three-quarters full with batter.
Bake for about 6 minutes or until the madeleines are lightly golden brown.
Remove from the pan and let cool completely.
Repeat with the remaining batter.