French Madeleines

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by Gingerbee

These wonderful little light sponge cakes are an individual buttery treat. They freeze very well but they won't last long when your family samples these goodies.

Top Review by nburke

Wow. These are so easy and so good. I can't believe I've been paying bakery prices all these years.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat eggs until light yellow in color; add sugar, butter, vanilla, zest and continue mixing.
  2. Sift flour and baking powder and add to wet ingredients and mix well.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  4. Place a tablespoon of batter into each well-greased, madeline mold.
  5. Bake for 8- 12 minutes or until light golden in color.
  6. Turn out madelines and cool.
  7. Dust with confectionery sugar.
  8. Serve.

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