Until the Great American Bake Sale on May 7th, I'm going to feature recipes from bakers or myself that will be part of the menu. There's almost 30 Chicago food bloggers and home-bakers that have signed up to donate so far, in addition to various local businesses, so there's going to be something for everyone.
The first featured pasty is the madeleine, which gets its name from the unique shape given from the baking vessel used. Without using the proper mold, this pastry is just another genoise cake. This version calls for