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: March 10th 2019

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For 60 madeleines, you will need:

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24 min.1 hour15 min.1 hour 39 min.
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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Pistachio madeleines
Sieve 200 g icing sugar and 100 g flour into a bowl and mix with a whisk.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Pistachio madeleines
Add 200 g egg white and whisk in.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Pistachio madeleines
Add 100 g Pistachio powder or paste and mix again.

Stage 4 - 3 min.
Pistachio madeleines
Pour 200 g Noisette butter into the mixture...

Stage 5 - 10 min.
Pistachio madeleines
...and mix thoroughly.

Stage 6 - 1 hour
Pistachio madeleines
Pour the mixture into madeleine moulds and leave to rest for 1 hour in the fridge.

Stage 7 - 15 min.
Pistachio madeleines
Preheat the oven to 200°C (390°F) and bake the madeleines for 10 to 15 minutes.

Leave to cool on a wire rack.
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.
A few days in an airtight tin.
After Joel Robulchon.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
2,488 Kcal or 10,417 Kj23 gr285 gr174 gr
124 %9 %27 %26 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
311 Kcal or 1,302 Kj3 gr36 gr22 gr
16 %1 %3 %3 %
Per madeleines
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
41 Kcal or 172 Kj< 1 gr5 gr3 gr
2 %<1 %<1 %<1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Gluten, Egg, Nuts, Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 60 madeleines : 3.23 €
  • Per madeleines : 0.05 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Icing sugarIcing sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio "Financiers", Marzipan (almond paste), Viennese Shortbread, Almond dacquoise, Brioche royale, ... All
Noisette butterNoisette butter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pancake batter, Chocolate madeleines, Financier batter, Chestnut cake, Génoise (Genoa sponge), ... All
Egg whiteEgg white: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Macaronade mixture, Peach and verbena feuilleté, Mousse with two chocolates, Almond tuiles, Finger biscuits, ... All
Pistachio powder or pastePistachio powder or paste: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pistachio cream, Sicilian Epiphany Pie, Pistachio "Financiers", Pistachio shortbread biscuits, Pistachio panna cotta with custard, ... All
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  • I just made these - they were easy to make (I used the purchased pistachio paste from King Arthur Flour)...but the pistachio flavor was not as pronounced as I would like....next time I might add a couple of drops of either almond or pistachio extract.
    Posted by Lisa may 24th 2017 at 01:19 (n° 2)
  • Oh how I adore Madeleines, jh. I especially like the use of the pistachio paste. Why have I never thought of that, lol...Thank you so much for sharing and a very Happy New Year to you and yours!!! Louise:)
    Posted by Louise january 6th 2013 at 15:02 (n° 1)
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