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Madeleine cakes in a madeleine tin, with lemon halves.
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Lemon Madeleines

Simple little French sponge cakes flavoured with vanilla and lemon zest
Course Baking
Cuisine French
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 134kcal


  • madeleine tin



  • Prepare the tin with a little melted butter and preheat the oven to 180.
  • Whisk the sugar and eggs until frothy.
  • Lightly whisk in the rest of the ingredients.
  • Leave to stand for 10 minutes. Then pour carefully into the tin.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes until risen and firm in the middle.
  • Cool in the tin for a few minutes, then carefully remove from the tin.
  • Dust with icing sugar to serve.


Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 70mg | Potassium: 50mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 0.5mg