This is a classic French butter cookie, lightly flavored with orange. Dust the tops with powdered sugar.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Butter and flour madeleine molds thoroughly. Set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

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  • Melt butter and let cool.

  • Beat together eggs, salt, and sugar until very light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and orange-flower water. Fold in flour, then the melted butter and orange zest.

  • Pour batter into molds almost to the top. Bake for 10 minutes, or until cakes are firm in the center. Let cool for 1 minute in molds, then turn out onto racks.

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