Chocolate madeleines Recipe

Small shell shaped chocolate flavoured sponge cakes, a perfect after dinner treat.

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Les ingrédients

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  • For the cake(s)
  • Unsalted butter : 150 g
  • Plain flour : 115 g
  • Unsweetened cocoa powder : 2 tbsp
  • Baking powder : 1 g
  • Whole egg(s) : 2 whole
  • Caster sugar : 90 g
  • Honey : 2 tbsp
  • Semi-skimmed milk : 30 ml


  • ETAPE 1

    Preheat the oven to 170'C/Gas mark 3.

  • ETAPE 2

    Lightly butter the madeleine moulds and dust with flour, knocking off any excess.

  • ETAPE 3

    Sift the flour, cocoa powder and baking powder into a bowl. Then beat the eggs, sugar and honey together, and fold in the flour mixture.

  • ETAPE 4

    Melt the butter, add the milk to the melted butter and combine with the flour mixture. Whisk well and pour equal amounts into each mould.

  • ETAPE 5

    Bake for 7-9 minutes until risen and just cooked.

Chef's tip

«To vary the taste you could add some spice to the mixture to give it a bit of heat or alternatively add some orange zest.»

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