Chocolate Madeleines Recipe

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Chocolate Madeleines

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: French
Yield: 1.5 dozen madeleines

Equipment

  • 4 x madeleine pans
  • 2 x spatula
  • 2 x mixing bowls
  • 2 x measuring cups
  • 2 x measuring spoons
  • 1 x spoon
  • 4 x glass measuring cups - 1 cup
  • 4 x pinch bowls

Ingredients

  • ½ cup + 2 Tbsp all purpose flour
  • ¼ cup + 2 Tbsp cocoa powder
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ½ cup unsalted butter melted and cooled
  • 2 Tbsp milk or coffee

Garnish

  • Chocolate melts
  • Candy cane bits
  • 6 prepared cookies to practice decorating on

Instructions

  • In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, salt.
  • In another bowl, beat the eggs, sugar, milk and vanilla extract.
  • Fold the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients.
  • Fold in the butter. Mix and cover bowl.
  • Chill in the fridge for 30 minutes or in the freezer for 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 400F and grease madeleine pans.
  • Fill pans 3/4 full and bake for 8 - 10 minutes.
  • Cool and then melt 1/2 cup chocolate melts in microwave for 30 seconds on medium heat. Heat until the melts are melting in the vessel.
  • Option to dip the madeleine, drizzle or spoon the chocolate on. Then top with candy cane bits.

Chef's Tips

Best to bake for 8 minutes and then if they aren't fully done, bake for a minute or two longer. Madeleines should be light and fluffy.