1 hour 10 minutes
While commonly called cookies, these vanilla bean madeleines are small and delicate butter cakes with light, crispy edges. Delicious with coffee or tea!
‣ 1 cup all-purpose flour ‣ 1 teaspoon baking powder ‣ 1/4 teaspoon salt ‣ 4 large egg ‣ 3/4 cup granulated sugar ‣ 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla bean paste ‣ 1/2 teaspoon almond extract, optional ‣ 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled ‣ sprinkles, frosting, or powdered sugar, for garnish (optional)
Using a stand mixer (or hand mixer + large bowl), whip together the egg and sugar until thick and fluffy.
Blend in the vanilla bean paste, almond extract, flour, baking powder, and salt
Finish by mixing in the melted and cooled butter.
Generously spray a madeleine pan with cooking spray, then add about 1.5 tablespoons of batter into each cavity. Once done, bake!