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Apple Cider Tea Madeleines

  One thing I really like about doing events like #FallFlavors Week is that it forces me to be creative.  I receive product samples from sponsor companies to aid in the creation of my recipes but all opinions are my own, of course! Republic of Tea sent us a tin of their Hot Apple Cider variety.  While I sat enjoying a cup, I thought about recipes I've seen that use tea that I could possibly do a version of.  I thought about macarons, but then it hit me, madeleines!
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