Tag: madeleines


Madeleines – Perfect French Treats

This recipe for Madeleines – Perfect French Treats delivers great little cakes. Madeleines are made with a génoise sponge. That is a lovely light sponge. The cakes have a distinctive shape. That comes from baking the cakes in a mould. The moulds have a shell shape which gives a lovely appearance to the madeleines, on […]


Madeleines – With Grace and Claire

For my final bake in Canada I was with Grace and Claire again, this time making some Madeleines. These lovely french delicacies are simply wonderful.  The light textured sponge, with a hint of lemon is just perfect.   We made two sizes, mini ones, that are really just one bite and the more usual full-sized […]

Cakes, Desserts

English Madeleines

English Madeleines are what, years ago when I was a child, were known in England as Madeleines.  That single word name has been assigned, it seems, to the little French cake which is baked in a scallop shaped mould or tray.  But English Madeleines, as I shall call them, though it sticks in my clack […]