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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.

French Madeleines with Cardamom and Lime

Amanda Wren-Grimwood
Super light sponge cakes baked in a shell mould, dusted with icing sugar and served warm for this French classic.
5 from 13 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Cuisine French
Servings 24 cakes
Calories 100 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 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

Instructions
 

  • 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.

Nutrition

Serving: 0gCalories: 100kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 2gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 34mgSodium: 53mgPotassium: 15mgFiber: 1gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 185IUCalcium: 6mgIron: 0.2mg
Keyword madeleines
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