Lemon Grand Marnier Madeleines
- 1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour 310 mL
- 1 tsp baking powder 5 mL
- 3 large eggs
- 1/4 tsp salt 1 mL
- 1 Tbsp mild honey 15 mL
- 2/3 cup granulated sugar 150 mL
- 6 Tbsp canola oil 90 mL
- 1 Tbsp Grand Marnier 15 mL
- zest of 1 lemon
- 1. In mixing bowl, sift flour and baking powder together.
- 2. In separate mixing bowl of stand mixer, using whisk attachment, beat eggs, salt and honey on medium speed. With mixer running, gradually add sugar, turn speed to high and continue to beat until pale, thick and doubled in volume (ribbon stage); about 3 to 4 minutes.
- 3. Remove bowl from mixer. Sift flour mixture into batter and fold it in with spatula. Then fold in canola oil, Grand Marnier and lemon zest. Cover bowl and refrigerate overnight.
- 4. Preheat oven to 400 °F (200 °C). Brush madeleine tins with canola oil and dust lightly with sieved flour, gently shaking off any extra flour.
- 5. Stir batter lightly and fill tins with 1 Tbsp (15 mL) each. Bake for 4 to 5 minutes, turning tins halfway through to assure even baking.
- 6. When cookies are golden, puffed up and just set, remove pan from oven and let rest for 5 minutes. Rap edge of pan to dislodge cookies and when cool, remove and serve. Dust cookies with confectioner’s sugar if desired.
- 7. Repeat until all batter is used. Cookies should keep for about 4 days, but are best consumed within a day of baking.
|Total Fat||3.5 g|
|Saturated Fat||0 g|
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