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Whether you're in a hurry to be fit or have time to be naughty, we have the right recipe for your schedule & vibe.

Orange Zest and Chocolate Madeleines

20 Minutes • Servings: 28 Mini Madeleines
Our Petites Madeleines are quick, easy to make, and obviously gluten-free. Also, the Vava Vanilla Dilettoso mix contains organic erythritol so there is no need to add any sweeteners! A lighter and healthier version of the traditional French recipe: no sugar added, no gluten, and half of the time to make them. Indulge 'en liberté' (in freedom)!

What you need

  • 1 Cup Vava Vanilla Dilettoso Mix
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/3 Melted Butter or Oil of choice (we love using Ghee)
  • 1 Tablespoons Orange zest
  • 3 Tablespoons Orange Juice
  • 1/2 Cup Dark Chocolate, Melted

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How to do it

  1. USE a handheld or stand mixer to beat the eggs, for about 2 minutes.
  2. ZEST an orange; you will need one tablespoon of orange zest for the batter and the rest to garnish your petites madeleines. Set aside.
  3. SIFT in your Vava Vanilla Dilettoso mix gradually, then add one tablespoon of orange zest and combine well.
  4. INCORPORATE the melted butter or oil of choice, along with three tablespoons of juice squeezed from the orange. If you choose oil, we recommend a neutral one such as avocado oil or MCT oil. We love using organic Ghee.
  5. WHISK gently, until you get a thick, silky, and shiny batter.
  6. SPOON batter into the center of each mold. No need to spread it to the edges, just plop it in the center. If you are using our madeleines mold (the link is at the bottom of the recipe's page!) spoon 1 teaspoon of batter; if you are using a bigger mold, use a tablespoon instead.
  7. BAKE for 10-12 minutes, in pre-heated oven, at 375F. The madeleines are done when the tops spring back after lightly pressed with your finger. Transfer the warm madeleines to a wire rack to lightly cool.
  8. MELT the dark chocolate, then dip half of each Madeleine into the melted chocolate.
  9. SPRINKLE orange zest over the chocolate, then refrigerate the madeleines for at least 20 minutes, to allow the chocolate to harden.
  10. ENJOY!

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Did you know?

They undoubtedly originate from France, but the historical details remain quite mystical. According to one legend, Petites madeleines were invented in the kitchen of Stanisław Leszczyński, the deposed king of Poland when he was exiled to Lorraine. The dessert was created by one of his maids, a young servant girl named Madeleine Paulmier.

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