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Gingerbread Madeleines

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Gingerbread Madeleines

Gingerbread Madeleines

Method

Glaze 1 Steps

  • Step 1

    In a small bowl, whisk the confectioners’ sugar and water until combined and smooth. 

Madeleine 8 Steps

  • Step 1

    Place rack in the centre of oven; preheat to 350°F. 

  • Step 2

    Melt 1/2 cup, plus 2 tablespoons butter in a microwave for about 30 seconds. Add molasses and mix well. Grease pan with the extra butter and lightly dust with flour, knocking out the excess.

  • Step 3

    In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, combine sugar and eggs. Mix on medium speed until light and pale, about 5 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Meanwhile, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, ground ginger, ground cinnamon, ground black pepper, ground cloves and Dutch cocoa powder into a bowl and set aside.

  • Step 5

    Add melted butter and molasses to the sugar and eggs mixture and continue to mix for a few more seconds.

  • Step 6

    Stop the mixer. With a rubber spatula, scrape down the sides of the bowl. On low speed, add the flour mixture in three additions, ensuring batter is evenly combined and smooth. 

  • Step 7

    Fill each cavity of the pan with about a tablespoon of batter. Bake for about 12-14 minutes. Immediately remove from pan and allow to cool on a wire rack. 

  • Step 8

    Brush lightly with glaze or dust with confectioners’ sugar. Let it set for a few minutes and serve immediately.

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Gingerbread Madeleines

Moderate

Gingerbread Madeleines

Katrina Bolinas
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Katrina Bolinas

Gingerbread Madeleines

Yields:

Serves 18

Prep Time:

0 hours 30 mins

Cook Time:

0 hours 14 mins

4.0

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Ingredients

Glaze

  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar

  • 1 tablespoon water

Madeleine

  • 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted), plus extra for the pan

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour, plus extra for the pan

  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger 

  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

  • 1 teaspoon Dutch cocoa powder

  • 2 large eggs (room temperature)

  • 1 tablespoon fancy molasses

  • 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar for dusting (optional) 

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Method

Glaze 1 Steps

  • Step 1

    In a small bowl, whisk the confectioners’ sugar and water until combined and smooth. 

Madeleine 8 Steps

  • Step 1

    Place rack in the centre of oven; preheat to 350°F. 

  • Step 2

    Melt 1/2 cup, plus 2 tablespoons butter in a microwave for about 30 seconds. Add molasses and mix well. Grease pan with the extra butter and lightly dust with flour, knocking out the excess.

  • Step 3

    In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, combine sugar and eggs. Mix on medium speed until light and pale, about 5 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Meanwhile, sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, ground ginger, ground cinnamon, ground black pepper, ground cloves and Dutch cocoa powder into a bowl and set aside.

  • Step 5

    Add melted butter and molasses to the sugar and eggs mixture and continue to mix for a few more seconds.

  • Step 6

    Stop the mixer. With a rubber spatula, scrape down the sides of the bowl. On low speed, add the flour mixture in three additions, ensuring batter is evenly combined and smooth. 

  • Step 7

    Fill each cavity of the pan with about a tablespoon of batter. Bake for about 12-14 minutes. Immediately remove from pan and allow to cool on a wire rack. 

  • Step 8

    Brush lightly with glaze or dust with confectioners’ sugar. Let it set for a few minutes and serve immediately.

Tags:

Gingerbread Recipes

Toronto Recipes

Gingerbread Madeleines