Lemon Madeleines Recipe

Lemon Madeleines Recipe

How To Make Lemon Madeleines

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 25 minutes



  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • Powdered sugar, for dusting


  1. Preheat the oven to 375°F (190°C) and grease a madeleine pan.

  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs and sugar until light and fluffy.

  3. Add the melted butter, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Mix well.

  4. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, and salt. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined.

  5. Spoon the batter into the prepared madeleine pan, filling each mold about ¾ full.

  6. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.

  7. Remove from the oven and let the madeleines cool in the pan for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

  8. Once cooled, sprinkle with powdered sugar and serve.


  • Calories : 170kcal
  • Total Fat : 7g
  • Saturated Fat : 4g
  • Cholesterol : 78mg
  • Sodium : 115mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 24g
  • Dietary Fiber : 0g
  • Sugar : 14g
  • Protein : 3g
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