Madeleines Proust Would Love These!

Madeleines

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Madeleines

INGREDIENTS

5 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter – Melted & Cooled

½ Cup Plus 1 Tablespoon Unbleached Flour

½ Teaspoon Baking Powder

¼ Teaspoon Salt

1 Beaten Egg

1/3 Cup Sugar

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

1 Tablespoon Grated Lemon Zest

Powdered Sugar for Dusting

Preheat oven to 375° F.  Brush Madeleine pans with melted butter.  Sprinkle 1 tablespoon flour in pans and tap out excess.  In a medium bowl, sift ½ cup flour, baking powder and salt.  Set aside.  In a second medium bowl, beat egg and sugar until thick (5 minutes).  Add vanilla and lemon zest.  Fold in flour mixture.  Fold in remaining melted butter.  Spoon heaping tablespoon of batter into each mold.  Tap pan on counter to remove air bubbles and evenly distribute batter.  Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are golden (springs back when pressed).  Remove to a wire baking rack to cool.  Dust with powdered sugar before serving.  Makes about 12

    Victoria

    Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a teenager. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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