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Cranberry and orange madeleines
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Cranberry and Orange Madeleines

A festive version of the French classic bake, these orange and cranberry madeleines are perfect for a Christmas bake sale or for tea with friends in the holidays 
Course Baking
Cuisine French
Keyword cranberry, orange
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 219kcal


  • 100 g butter melted
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 100 g flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp orange extract
  • 50 g dried sweetened cranberries


  • 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, except the cranberries.
  • Fold in the cranberries carefully.
  • 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 crushed sugar cubes, or icing sugar, to serve.


Calories: 219kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 105mg | Potassium: 91mg | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 370IU | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 0.9mg