Spiced Sponge Shells

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Health Score:
5,4 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
1 hr 45 min.
Preparation

Ingredients

for
12
Ingredients
½ cup butter
0.333 cup all-purpose flour
½ cup ground almonds
1 cup powdered sugar
2 tsps ground cinnamon
3 large egg whites
How healthy are the main ingredients?
almondcinnamon
Product recommendation
Suggested variation; serve these simple madeleines with warm apple compote.

Preparation steps

1.
Heat the butter until it foams and starts to smell nutty, then leave to cool.
2.
Combine the flour, ground almonds, icing sugar and cinnamon in a bowl and whisk in the eggs whites. Pour the cooled butter through a sieve into the bowl and whisk into the mixture until evenly mixed. Leave the cake mixture to rest in the fridge for an hour.
3.
Preheat the oven to 170°C (150 fan) | 325°F | gas 3 and oil and flour a 12-hole Madeleine mould.
4.
Spoon the mixture into the moulds, then transfer the tin to the oven and bake for 10 - 15 minutes. Test with a wooden toothpick, if it comes out clean, the cakes are done. Transfer the cakes to a wire rack to cool for 5 minutes before serving.