- Preparation and cooking time
- plus overnight chilling
- More effort
- makes 24
These vibrant little green tea cakes are sweet but with a satisfying underlying bitterness. Best served hot from the oven with a good cup of coffee
- STEP 1
In a large mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, egg yolk, sugar, matcha and 1/2 tsp sea salt until foamy. While whisking, gradually sift in the our and baking powder, making sure there are no lumps. Warm the clarified butter and honey in a pan over a low heat for 1-2 mins and gently pour into the madeleine mix, stirring constantly. Cover the mixture with cling film and chill in the fridge for a few hrs or overnight.
- STEP 2
Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Butter and our the madeleine tins (you don’t need to do this if the moulds are silicone). Transfer the mixture to a piping bag. Half fill each hole in the mould. Bake in the oven for 3 mins, then reduce the temperature to 180C/160C fan/gas 4 and cook for a further 4-5 mins until the madeleines are golden brown and puffed. Remove from the tins immediately and devour.