ORANGE MADELEINE

Orange Madeleine or Petite Madeleine
2/3 Cup flour
1/4 Teaspoon baking powder
1/2 Cup butter, melted and cooled
2 Eggs
12 Teaspoon orange extract
1/2 Teaspoon shredded orange peel 
1 Cup powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350* .  Spray pan with Pam or similar non-stick spray.  Sift together flour and baking powder in small bowl. Set aside.  In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat eggs, orange extract, and orange peel on high speed for 5 minutes.  Gradually beat in powdered sugar.  Beat another 5 minutes or until thick. 

Gently fold in flour mixture, then melted butter.  Mix until smooth. Spoon the mixture into the cups, filling about 3/4 full .  Bake approximately 8 minutes, or until edges are light brown.  Cool in the pan around 1-2 minutes. Loosen cookies with a knife...then invert pan on a rack.  When cool, sprinkle the tops with powdered sugar. 
Yield: 24 Madeleines.
Madeleine Baking Pan Required. 
 
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