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Cannelés

Cannelés

Cannelés are a speciality from the French city of Bordeaux. These delicious little cakes have a crunchy exterior and a soft centre.

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Last modified on: December 16th 2012

For 20 Cannelés, you will need:

How long does it take?

Fulfillment
PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 day 19 min.1 hour 10 min.1 day 1 hour 29 min.
Preservation:
A few days in an airtight tin.
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Step by step recipe

Stage 1
10 min.
Cannelés : Photo of step #1 Put 500 ml whole milk, 60 g butter, 1 vanilla pod and 100 g caster sugar into a saucepan and bring to the boil.
Stage 2
5 min.
Cannelés : Photo of step #2 Put 2 eggs, 1 egg yolk, 125 g flour and 125 g caster sugar into a bowl.

Mix with a whisk.
Stage 3
3 min.
Cannelés : Photo of step #3 Add 2 tablespoons rum and beat again.
Stage 4
3 min.
Cannelés : Photo of step #4 Pour the contents of the bowl into the saucepan.
Stage 5
1 day
Cannelés : Photo of step #5 Beat to mix well.

The batter is ready. Cover and refrigerate for 24 to 48 hours.

This resting time is very important for the recipe to work properly.
Stage 6
3 min.
Cannelés : Photo of step #6 After this time, a skin may have formed on the top. Beat to mix once again.

Preheat the oven to 240°C (460°F).
Stage 7
5 min.
Cannelés : Photo of step #7 Divide the batter evenly between the moulds. Be careful not to fill them more than 3/4 full, as the cannelés will rise during cooking.
Stage 8
1 hour
Cannelés : Photo of step #8 Bake for one hour (the time will depend on your oven), until the cannelés are nicely browned on the outside but still soft in the middle.

Remarks

You can replace the rum with another flavouring of your choice.

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

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