MAGDALENAS (SPANISH CAKES)

1
Genie Dixon

By
@Bheng_Dixon

Magdalenas are small sweet cakes that are rich-tasting, but light and fluffy. The Spanish traditionally eat them at breakfast with cafe con leche, and they are said to have originated in aragon. They are also good with hot chocolate.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:

Ingredients

  • 4
    egg
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 4 oz
    butter
  • 1 2/3 c
    flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    baking powder
  • 1
    lemon zest (whole lemon)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    milk

How to Make MAGDALENAS (SPANISH CAKES)

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. measure 1/4 cup of sugar into a small bowl and set aside.
    In a small sauce pan, melt butter on medium on the stove top or melt in the microwave. Make sure the butter cools slightly and is not bubbling. As you continue to beat the egg mixture, slowly pour in the melted butter, making sure to mix thoroughly. Stir in lemon zest, vanilla and milk.
  2. Measure out the flour into a separate bowl. Add the baking powder to the flour and mix thoroughly.
    While stirring the egg mixture, add in the flour mixture. continue to stir until all ingredients are mixed well. The batter will be very thick.
  3. Place paper liner into the cupcake pan. Use a large serving spoon to spoon batter into the pan, filling each one half full. Batter will more than double in size when baked. Use a teaspoon to sprinkle each magdalena with a bit of the reserved sugar.
  4. Place pans on the middle shelf of the preheated oven for 18-20 mins. until magdalenas have turned a golden color. Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes before taking it out of the pan.

Printable Recipe Card

About MAGDALENAS (SPANISH CAKES)

Course/Dish: Muffins



Show 4 Comments & Reviews

18 Family Favorite Comfort Foods

18 Family Favorite Comfort Foods


Comfort foods are known to reduce stress, bring on nostalgia, and make you feel happy. And nothing says comfort food like pasta, casseroles, dumplings, and meatloaf! These family-friendly recipes are sure to please everyone’s taste buds and have them coming back for seconds (and maybe thirds).

11 Easy Fish Taco Recipes

11 Easy Fish Taco Recipes


For all our fellow taco-lovers out there, you need to check out these recipes. Not only is fish a healthier option for Taco Tuesday, but it also helps switch things up. Plus, there are so many options! From beer battered to grilled to pan seared, fish tacos are a delicious addition to your taco rotation.

27 Stuffed Food Recipes

27 Stuffed Food Recipes


From appetizers to meat and baked treats, stuffed recipes are fun. Stuffed peppers are always a winner but other dishes can be stuffed too. Crescent dough can be stuffed with pretty much anything. Turn a basic chicken breast into something special by stuffing it with cheese and bacon. Stuffed shells are traditionally Italian but give […]