Cooking: Madeleines



In this video, I attempt to make delicious french madeleines! This is the first video in an ongoing series of creative experiments and improvements. Why not work in my video skills while I work on my cooking skills?


Source: Morse, Barbara Feldman. Madeleines (p. 32). Quirk Books. Kindle Edition.

  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp baking powder
  • 3 large eggs
  • ⅔ cup granulated sugar 1 tsp vanilla extract*
  1. Place rack in the center of the oven. Preheat 350 degrees F.
  2. Melt the stick of butter in a microwave-safe dish or measuring cup for about 1 minute. Let it cool to room temperature.
  3. Whisk together the baking powder and flour in a small bowl
  4. Crack eggs into a mixing bowl. Add the sugar and mix by hand or with a mixer for 3-5 minutes.
  5. Add the flour baking powder mixture to the eggs and sugar.
  6. Mix in the butter
  7. Add the vanilla. Mix batter until smooth.
  8. Spray or oil the madeleine pan (or whatever pan you are using). Fill the molds until full.
  9. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  10. Remove pans from the oven. Take baked madeleines out of the pan and let them cool.
  11. Enjoy delicious madeleines with a cup of TEA!


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