Red Velvet is a very unusual color and flavor. Many even find it exotic. Red Velvet cupcakes and cakes are much liked by everyone, but Red Velvet Madeleines are probably something you may have never heard. Red Velvet Madelienes are a variation to the traditional holiday cake. They look majestic, attractive, taste great and soft and moist too. They also make for a great gifts for family. You can make them in large batches and store and enjoy all through the festive season. Here is how to make Red Velvet Madeleines.
Red Velvet Madeleines
- All purpose flour - 1 cup
- Cocoa powder - 1 tbsp
- Baking powder - ½ tsp
- Baking soda - ¼ tsp
- Salt - ¼ tsp
- Unsalted butter - 150 g ( Softened )
- Granulated sugar - ½ cup
- Red food colouring - 1 tsp
- Eggs - 2
- Vanilla extract - 1 tsp
- Milk - ½ cup
- Vinegar - ½ tsp
- Pre-heat the oven to 180 degrees C.
- Grease a Madeleine pan.
- Mix flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a bowl and keep aside.
- Whisk butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
- Add red food color and mix well.
- Add eggs, one at a time and mix well after each addition.
- Add vanilla extract, milk and vinegar and mix well.
- Add the flour mixture and mix just until combined.
- Transfer the batter in a piping bag and pipe the better in the mould until they are ¾th full.
- Bake for 8-10 minutes until a tooth pick comes out clean.
- Remove the madeleines on a wire rack and cool completely.
- Dust with powdered sugar once cooled.
- Serve with tea or coffee.
These Madeleines and your’s truly got featured in a popular Bangalore Newspaper recently. Here is the clipping.