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Pistachio madeleines

Pistachio madeleines

Firm on the outside, soft in the centre and with a prominent pistachio flavour, these madeleines are truly delicious.

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Last modified on: January 6th 2013

For 60 madeleines, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
24 min.1 hour25 min.1 hour 49 min.
Preservation: A few days in an airtight tin
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Step by step recipe

1 Pistachio madeleines : Photo of step #1Sieve 200 g icing sugar and 100 g flour into a bowl and mix with a whisk. 5 min.
2 Pistachio madeleines : Photo of step #2Add 200 g egg white and whisk in. 3 min.
3 Pistachio madeleines : Photo of step #3Add 100 g Pistachio powder or paste and mix again. 3 min.
4 Pistachio madeleines : Photo of step #4Melt 200 g butter over low heat until it boils, then continue heating until the boiling has almost stopped (this is what we call 'noisette' butter, due to the hazelnut smell it gives off at this stage).

Remove from the heat and stand the bottom of the pan (be careful, it will be very hot!) in cold water (in the sink, for example) to cool the butter.
10 min.
5 Pistachio madeleines : Photo of step #5When cool, pour the butter through a very fine strainer into the mixture... 3 min.
6 Pistachio madeleines : Photo of step #6...and mix thoroughly. 10 min.
7 Pistachio madeleines : Photo of step #7Pour the mixture into madeleine moulds and leave to rest for 1 hour in the fridge. 1 hour
8 Pistachio madeleines : Photo of step #8Preheat the oven to 200°C (390°F) and bake the madeleines for 10 to 15 minutes.

Leave to cool on a wire rack.
15 min.

Remarks

Use pistachio paste rather than powder, if possible, as the smooth texture helps it to mix easily into the madeleine batter.

These proportions are to make a set number of small madeleines. It will make half the quantity of large madeleines: 60 small madeleines = 30 large.

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
312929 gr323 gr191 gr
156 %11 %30 %29 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
3914 gr40 gr24 gr
20 %1 %4 %4 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 60 madeleines : 3.23 €
Per madeleines : 0.05 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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Source: After Joel Robulchon.
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