Madeleines with Grand Yunnan Impérial

Serves 4 Dessert
  • easy
  • 30min
  • 15 to 20min
Madeleines with Grand Yunnan Impérial

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons (0.4 oz) Grand Yunnan Impérial
  • 80 ml reduced fat (2%) milk
  • 2.6 oz butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 2.6 oz caster sugar
  • 4.4 oz flour
  • 1⁄2 packet (0.2 oz) baking powder
  • Salt

Preparation

  • Preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F).
  • Warm the milk in a small saucepan.
  • Steep one tablespoon of tea in the warm milk for 6 minutes.
  • Strain.
  • Melt the butter in the double boiler, then let cool.
  • In a large bowl, beat the eggs and sugar together until foamy.
  • Pour the milk over the egg mixture.
  • Add a pinch of salt, then the flour, baking powder, and melted butter.
  • Using a mortar or rolling pin, crush the remaining tea into a coarse powder.
  • Add the powdered tea to the batter and mix until evenly combined.
  • Fill full the buttered madeleine moulds to 3⁄4.
  • Bake for 15 to 20 minutes.

Serving suggestion

Enjoy these madeleines with a bit of honey.