Madeleines (french tea cakes)
3/4 cup butter
1 cup sifted cake flour
2 eggs, mixed
1 up sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon finely grated lemon peel
Stirring constantly, heat the eggs and sugar in a heavy pan or
double boiler, until warmed. Remove from heat, and whip until thick,
but light and creamy. Let cool. Gradually sift in the flour,
Melt and cool the butter. Add to the flour mixture, with the
vanilla and lemon peel.
Grease the madeleine (scallop shaped) pans, and fill with mixture.
bake 15 - 18 minutes in a preheated hot (450 deg.) oven.
Sprinkle w/ powdered sugar, and garnish lightly with lemon peel,