Classic French Madeleines Recipe - Food Fanatic

Classic French Madeleines Recipe

    6 Servings


  • 8 tablespoons Unsalted Butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 3 large Eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. Grease and flour your madeleine pan and place it in the freezer.
  2. Melt the butter and the sugar together and stir well to combine.
  3. In a bowl, whisk together the salt, flour, and baking powder together.
  4. Make a well in the middle of the flour and beat in the eggs one by one.
  5. Drizzle in the butter mixture and vanilla, then stir until just combined.
  6. Scoop the batter into the madeleine pan until the pan is about ⅔ full.
  7. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes, or until there is a nice dome in the middle of the madeleines and the edges are a nice golden brown.
  8. Enjoy the madeleines while they are still fresh. 
Classic french madeleines photo