How to Make French madelienes

AuthorFiona Max
RatingDifficultyBeginner

Our french madeleines recipe is sweetened with a touch of local honey. They're soft and perfect alongside coffee or tea. Enjoy!

 

Yields12 Servings
Prep Time5 minsCook Time9 minsTotal Time14 mins
 

 5 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature
  cup super fine sugar
 2 tsp brown sugar
 pinch of salt
 1 tbsp local honey
 1 ½ cups flour (add two tablespoons more)
 1 tsp baking powder
 2 eggs
 1 tsp grated orange zest
1

Preheat oven to 375˚F. In a bowl, using a wooden spoon, beat the butter until creamy. Beat in the sugar and brown sugar. Stir in the salt and honey. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl. Add the eggs to the butter mixture one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the flour mixture and orange zest. Brush a tray of 12 madeleine molds with melted butter and place in refrigerator for 2 minutes. Brush again with melted butter and flour. Tap out the excess. Spoon the batter evenly into prepared molds. Do not overfill. Bake until golden, 8-9 minutes. Remove from oven, and allow to rest for a minute. Invert the pan on a work surface. Cool cookies and dust with sifted confectioners' sugar if desired. 

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Ingredients

 5 tbsp unsalted butter, room temperature
  cup super fine sugar
 2 tsp brown sugar
 pinch of salt
 1 tbsp local honey
 1 ½ cups flour (add two tablespoons more)
 1 tsp baking powder
 2 eggs
 1 tsp grated orange zest

Directions

1

Preheat oven to 375˚F. In a bowl, using a wooden spoon, beat the butter until creamy. Beat in the sugar and brown sugar. Stir in the salt and honey. Sift the flour and baking powder into a bowl. Add the eggs to the butter mixture one at a time, beating well after each addition. Add the flour mixture and orange zest. Brush a tray of 12 madeleine molds with melted butter and place in refrigerator for 2 minutes. Brush again with melted butter and flour. Tap out the excess. Spoon the batter evenly into prepared molds. Do not overfill. Bake until golden, 8-9 minutes. Remove from oven, and allow to rest for a minute. Invert the pan on a work surface. Cool cookies and dust with sifted confectioners' sugar if desired. 

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How to Make French madelienes

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