• Madeleines

    Serves: 36
    Cooking Time: 30 mins


    • butter, for greasing
    • 4 extra-large eggs
    • 2 extra-large egg yolks
    • 135g castor sugar (or 20g honey + 75g sugar)
    • 135g cake flour
    • 8g yeast
    • 150g butter, melted
    • zest of 2 organic lemons and juice of 1



    Preheat the oven to 210°C and grease the Madeleine moulds with butter and place in the refrigerator. In a large bowl and using an electric beater, combine the eggs, egg yolks and sugar. Beat until you obtain a white mixture.


    Add the flour and yeast and mix again until you achieve a smooth, shiny dough.


    Add the melted butter and mix again, followed by the lemon zest and juice and mix well.


    Pour the batter into the moulds and bake for 5 minutes at 210°C then lower the temperature to 200°C and bake for a further 5 minutes or until the Madeleines are a golden colour.