Citrus Madeleines
Recipe Type: Baking
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Serves: 12
Soft, delicate lemon and orange flavored madeleines, perfect with your tea or coffee. Recipe adapted from Cook's Illustrated Magazine
  • ¼ cup (25g) unbleached all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup (22g) cake flour
  • Pinch kosher salt or other coarse salt
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 large egg
  • ¼ cup (48g) granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon oil
  • 1 tsp orange oil
  • lemon or orange zest (optional)
  • 4 tbs unsalted butter, melted
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Sift flours and salt together in bowl and set aside.
  3. Beat yolks with the whole egg with an electric mixer until light yellow and fluffy.
  4. Add sugar and extracts, beat until a ribbon drops from the beaters.
  5. Gently fold in flour mixture.
  6. Gently fold in melted butter.
  7. Spoon batter into molds (fits 12 exactly).
  8. Bake until tops are golden and cake spring back when pressed lightly, about 10 minutes.
  9. Turn onto a dry towel and cool to room temperature.
  10. Can be stored in an airtight container or frozen up to 1 month.
Recipe by Honest Cooking at