Basil cannelé recipe
Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: French
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Serves: 16 mini cannelés
  • 20 gr. of basil
  • 15 gr. of grated parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon of pine nuts
  • a pinch of pepper grounded from mill
  • 10 cl. of olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 115 gr. of flour
  • 5 gr. of baking powder
  • 150 gr. of unflavoured yogurt or séré
  • 1 egg
  • 30 gr. of grated parmesan
  1. Place all ingredients in your electric mixer and mix until you get a homogeneous pesto paste. Reserve.
  1. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  2. Mix flour, parmesan and baking powder in a bowl. Reserve.
  3. In a second bowl, mix yogurt, pesto and egg.
  4. Pour the preparation in the first recipient on top of flour and mix until you get a homogeneous paste. This mix will be quite thick but this is normal.
  5. Butter and half fill your mini-cannelé molds.
  6. Bake for 17 minutes.
  7. If you are using silicone mould, unmold straight away.
  8. You can serve warm or cold as you wish !
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