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Lemon Madeleines Recipe

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This recipe for Lemon Madeleines, by , is from Gails Recipes, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Gail Hagen
Added: Sunday, August 23, 2009


1 1/4 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder

3 eggs beaten
1/2 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1/4 tsp. lemon extract

4 oz. melted butter

Sift flour with baking powder

Beat the eggs with sugar on high speed until thick (10 mnutes).

Add lemon and vanilla.

Fold in flour mxture and 4 ounces melted butter.

Spoon in madelleine molds (3/4 full)

Butter molds first. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.




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