The 3rd and last course of a traditional 3-course tea party consists of Desserts – my favorite! Honey Madeleines make a dainty addition to your tea party dessert course. Click here to see other tea party recipes.
(From The Book of Afternoon Tea by Lesley Mackley)
1/4 c. butter
1/4 c. sugar
1 Tbsp honey
1/2 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
Powdered sugar for finishing dusting
Preheat oven to 375F. Lightly butter 12 madeleine molds*. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt the butter, then cool.
In a bowl, beat eggs and sugar until pale and thick. Stir in melted butter and honey. Sift flour and baking powder onto egg mixture, then fold in.
Spoon mixture into prepared molds. Bake 10 minutes until light golden-brown. leave in molds 2 minutes, then turn out and transfer to a wire rack to cool. Dust lightly with powdered sugar.
*Note: If you don’t have madeleine molds, use tartlet pans.