100g/3½oz butter, melted and cooled slightly, plus extra for
Preheat the oven to 200C/400F/Gas 6. Brush the madeleine tray with melted
butter then shake in a little flour to coat, tapping out the excess.
Whisk together the eggs and the sugar in a bowl until frothy. Lightly whisk
in the remaining ingredients. Leave to stand for 20 minutes before carefully
pouring into the prepared madeleine tray.
Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the mixture has risen a little in the middle
and is fully cooked through. Transfer the madeleines to a wire rack and leave
for a few minutes to cool slightly. These are best eaten within an hour of