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A challenge ..a challenge to step out of my “I know exactly what I’m doing” comfort zone and try something new. That’s what this week’s #SundaySupper theme was about. Try something new, something you’ve never made, that was what we needed to do this week.
So that’s what I did. I made something that I had never made before. I made Madeleines. Not only did I make Madeleines for the first time this week, I also decided to make them for the first time with my 4 year old baking assistant. haha.
This challenge ,that I was a bit worried about, turned out to be one of the easiest things to make and one that my 4 year old niece almost completely did by herself. Ok well, she didn’t make them alone. I was there to instruct, measure and bake, but she did do a lot of the mixing, egg cracking and folding on her own.
Let me tell you something, my 4 year old niece can crack an egg perfectly. No shell in the bowl and no mess.
She was so proud of her “cookies”
I fell in love with them pretty quickly but never even attempted to make them at home. Years later I bought a Madeleine baking sheet, only to have it sit in my baking drawer for two years without being used.
I had never even looked up the directions for Madeleines, as I had just assumed that they were complex to make. After a little investigation and testing, it turns out that I was wrong. These little Madeleines are incredibly easy to make.
If my 4 year old niece can make them, anyone should be able too.
For these Madeleines, I dipped the cooled Madeleine into melted milk chocolate.
I topped some of them with health bar toppings.
Some with edible pearls.
Some with chopped walnuts.
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