Refined Honey Madeleines

Elegantly shaped, these spongy madeleines are a subtly sweet, light and fluffy snack that will make you feel like you’re sat out on a café terasse in Paris.

Makes: 30 servings || Takes: 1 Hour and 10 Minutes


2 eggs

1/2 cup (125 ml) honey

1/2 cup (115 g) unsalted butter, melted and cooled to room temperature

3/4 cup (105 g) unbleached all-purpose flour

1/4 tsp (1 ml) baking powder

1/4 tsp (1 ml) salt


In a bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

In another bowl, beat the eggs and honey with an electric mixer for (around 10 minutes) or until it forms a ribbon.

With a whisk, gently fold in the dry ingredients. Drizzle in the melted butter while folding. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).

Butter and flour a small madeleine pan. Set aside.

Fill each madeleine cavity three-quarters full with batter.

Bake for about 6 minutes or until the madeleines are lightly golden brown.

Remove from the pan and let cool completely.

Repeat with the remaining batter.