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Pepe Le Pew Meets Madeleine December 10, 2008

Posted by smooregasbord in Food.
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madeleinesEver since my parents got me this madeleine silicone mold, I’ve been dying to put it to use. I was feeling a little french-y (pronounced “fronch” like in the movie Better Off Dead) today and had all of the ingredients on hand, so I figured why not. 

Last year, I attended a cookie swap hosted by one of my neighbors. My favorite cookies brought to the party were madeleines made by one of our French neighbors, Edwige. They were delicious! I used her recipe to make my version substituting amaretto extract for the lemon extract listed in the recipe. I love their shell-shape and the powdered sugar makes me think of snow! They are cake-y and light and offer a nice break from some of the typical Christmas indulgences…like those Peppermint Crunch Junior Mints sitting on my desk.

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1. Tiffany - December 13, 2008

These look wonderful, Susan. I love madelines too, especially the cute shape. The amaretto extract sounds like a good culinary decision. 🙂

2. Nicole - December 15, 2008

Girl, when you gonna bring me some of those? Ha! Those look delish! I love madelines…mmm mmm good!

3. smooregasbord - December 16, 2008

We need to all get together for a post-holiday cookie swap of our own!


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