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Orange Chai Madeleines

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  • 210 g unsalted butter, cubed
  • 150 g Creamed honey
  • 2 Chai teabags
  • Zest of 1 orange, finely grated/Microplaned
  • 5 eggs
  • 150 g Caster Sugar (or milled from raw)
  • 240 g plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 pinch salt
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    Preparation 20min
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Recipe's preparation

  1. Melt butter and honey for 3 mins / 90 deg / speed 1

  2. Remove strings from both teabags.

    Add teabags and zest to bowl and infuse for 2 mins / 100 deg / speed Gentle stir setting / Counter-clockwise operation.

    Leave in bowl, infusing further, for 10 mins before adding further ingredients.

  3. Meanwhile, lightly whisk eggs and sugar together in separate mixing bowl.

    After 10 mins, remove teabags carefully from hot honey mixture with spatula.

    Insert butterfly.

    Add egg mixture in thin, steady stream through hole of lid until all added / speed 2

  4. Remove butterfly.

    Add flour, baking powder and salt to bowl and mix until just combined for 20 secs / speed 2.  Scrape down sides with spatula and mix for further 5 secs / speed 2


  5. Carefully spoon or pipe (using piping bag / zip lock bag) mixture into greased (with melted butter) Madeleine tray, only filling 3/4 full.


    Bake in batches at 160 deg celcius (fan forced) for 8 mins or until lightly golden.


    Gently ease Madeleines from tray using a small teaspoon and cool on rack.




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Madeleine baking trays can be purchased from specialty cooking stores, however this recipe would probably also work well with mini muffin trays.


Madeleines are best eaten on the day they are made, however store in airtight container and serve at room temperature if necessary - do not refrigerate.

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  • so delicious - omitted the

    Submitted by Kermie16 on 30. April 2016 - 11:18.

    so delicious - omitted the orange rind because didnt have it but yummo

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  • Wow - these are LOVELY! Made

    Submitted by Babblingapril on 22. October 2013 - 17:28.

    Wow - these are LOVELY! Made three trays (36) large Madeleines and one tray of tiny ones with this recipe ... baked seperately so I could ensure the temperature was the same for each one. Gorgeous!

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