Stupid-Easy Recipe for Madeleine (#1 Top-Rated)


Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Madeleine.

1. Info for Madeleine

  • Cook Time: 1 hr
  • Total Time: 1 hr
  • Servings: 44
  • Calories: 107.41 kcal

2. Ingredients for Madeleine

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 vanilla pods, seeds scraped or 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 vanilla pods, seeds scraped or 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 6 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cups cake flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons lime zest
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/3 cups unsalted butter, melted
  • 4 tablespoons honey

3. Directions:

  1. Attach wire whip to KitchenAid ®Artisan® Stand Mixer. Add sugar, vanilla seeds and pinch of salt to bowl. Turn mixer on to speed 4, and add eggs, one at a time, mixing 1 minute after each addition. Increase to speed 6 and beat until light and frothy, about 1 minute.
  2. Sift flour and baking powder together. Turn mixer to Stir speed and gradually add flour mixture to egg mixture, mixing just until combined, about 30 to 45 seconds. Scrape down bowl, add lime zest and juice and mix on Stir speed until just combined, about 15 to 20 seconds. Continuing on Stir speed, add melted butter and honey, mixing just until blended and a soft dough forms, about 20 to 30 seconds.
  3. Transfer dough to a large pastry bag. Seal and let dough rest in refrigerator for 30 minutes. While dough is resting, preheat oven to 400°F. Grease and flour madeleine pans.
  4. Pipe or spoon about 1½ tablespoons of chilled batter into prepared pans. Bake in the center of the oven for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven and let cool 1 to 2 minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool.
  5. Optional Mix In: Replace lime zest and juice with 4 tablespoons cocoa powder and reduce cake flour by ¼ cup.

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