Dark Chocolate Dipped Avocado Madeleines

Our take on madeleines has a healthy-ish twist with the addition of avo and match powder
Dark Chocolate Dipped Avocado Madeleines
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Dark Chocolate Dipped Avocado Madeleines
September 11, 2019
Level Easy
Preparation Time 15 minutes (plus 2 hours or overnight refrigeration time)
Cooking Time 8 minutes
Serves Makes 16 large madeleines
PHOTO BY Katelyn Allegra
RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra & Cassandra Upton

INGREDIENTS

100g spinneysFOOD Organic Avocado, peeled and pitted
1 lime, zested and juiced
1 tbsp spinneysFOOD Honey
2 large eggs, at room temperature
65g spinneysFOOD Extra Fine Caster Sugar
100g cake flour
1 tbsp matcha powder
1 tsp baking powder

To serve

150g dark chocolate, roughly chopped
50g pistachios, chopped

METHOD

  • 1

    Place the avocado, lime juice, zest and honey in a blender and blitz until completely smooth.

  • 2

    In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the whisk attachment, beat the eggs and sugar until very pale and fluffy. The mixture should leave a trail when you draw a figure 8 in the bowl.

  • 3

    Add the avocado mixture and beat quickly. Remove from the mixer.

  • 4

    Sift in the flour, matcha and baking powder and fold gently to form a smooth batter.

  • 5

    Place the madeleine mix in a piping bag and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, or preferably overnight.

  • 6

    Preheat the oven to 200°C, gas mark 6.

  • 7

    Brush madeleine moulds with melted butter.

  • 8

    Pipe the madeleine mixture into each mould and bake for 6-8 minutes.

  • 9

    While the madeleines bake, melt the chocolate in the microwave in 30-second bursts.

  • 10

    Remove the madeleines from the oven and flip onto a cooling rack.

  • 11

    Dip each madeleine halfway into the melted chocolate and sprinkle with the chopped pistachios.

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