*Please do not attempt this recipe UNLESS you have a madeleine molded tray/pan.
Nothing tooooooooo fancy about these cookies. They're ok. Easy to make and decorate.
RECIPE: (yield 12 cookies)
4oz unsalted butter
1tsp lemon zest
1/4tsp vanilla extract
1/4tsp baking powder
3oz cake flour
Directions: Brown the butter (place butter in pan and cook slowly until it turns brown - do not burn). Set aside to cool. Whisk eggs and sugar over double boiler until warm. Remove from heat and whisk in lemon juice, zest and vanilla. Sift baking powder and flour together and stir into egg mixture. Stir in melted butter. Cover bowl and allow to rest for 1 hour at room temperature.
Butter and flour madeleine pan, spoon or pipe in batter to pan. Fill 3/4 the way.
Bake at 450 for 10 minutes, until light brown. After baking, invert pan over wire rack, cool completely.