French Madeleines with Cardamom and Lime
Super light sponge cakes baked in a shell mould, dusted with icing sugar and served warm for this French classic.
- 3 eggs beaten
- 150 g caster sugar
- 150 g self raising flour
- 150 g butter melted and cooled
- zest of a lime
- 1 ½ tsp ground cardamom
- pinch salt
Whisk together the sugar and eggs until creamy.
Combine the salt, flour and cardamom and sieve into the egg mixture.
Fold in the flour mix and lime zest before stirring in the melted butter.
Leave the mixture to stand while the oven heats to 220 C.
Grease the shell moulds and half fill with the mixture then bake for 12 minutes until well risen and golden.
Turn out onto a rack to cool slightly then enjoy warm.
Serving: 0gCalories: 100kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 2gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 53mgPotassium: 15mgFiber: 1gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 185IUCalcium: 6mgIron: 0.2mg