Madeleines

From the kitchen of: Yolanda Caccamo Quackenbush

Ingredients:

* 1 cup of flour

* 3 ½ tsp. of almond extract(vanilla, orange, or lemon would be good too)

* a pinch of salt

* ½ cup of sugar

* 2 eggs

* 100 grams of butter (about 7 TBSPs)\

* 1 ¾ tsps of baking powder

* 2 TBSP’s of whole or 2% milk

Procedure:

* Beat eggs in a separate bowl and set aside to cool

* Meanwhile, In a large bowl sift; sugar, flour, baking powder, and salt

* In another bowl, beat eggs and add the butter and extract.

* Pour the egg and butter mixture into the flour mixture and whisk until well blended.

* Add the milk and whisk again

~*~Note~*~ the batter should not be too thin or too thick

* Cover with plastic wrap and put in the fridge for an hour

* After the hour, butter and flour and Madeleine pan well.

* Fill each mold about ¾ inch full.

* Bake at 350 degrees for 13 minutes until lightly golden brown.

* when cool you may sprinkle them with powdered sugar!

Enjoy!