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Sujata Limbu
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Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
6 People
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These scrumptious french butter cakes are heavenly and melt in your mouth.

Recipe Tags

  • Kids Recipes
  • French
  • Baking
  • Dessert

Ingredients Serving: 6

  1. 120 grams butter
  2. 150 grams flour
  3. 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  4. 3 eggs
  5. 100 grams sugar
  6. 50 grams brown sugar
  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla essence


  1. Melt the butter and set aside in a warm corner. Mix the dry ingredients in a bowl.
  2. In a separate bowl, beat the eggs and brown and white sugars till light and creamy. Add the vanilla essence and half the flour mixture into the eggs and sugar.
  3. Gently fold in, using a wooden spoon. Add the remaining flour and fold it all in, don’t over mix, or the madeleines will be dense.
  4. Slowly add the melted butter, folding it all in till it is blended.
  5. Preheat the oven at 190 degree Celsius, grease the Madeleine pan with butter.
  6. Use a tablespoon to drop batter into the mould till it settles with a little peak on top.
  7. Bake for about 10-12 minuted or till the tips are golden brown and the madeleines are spongy to the touch.
  8. Remove from oven and tap out the madeleines, they will stick if they cool.
  9. Serve warm with preserves or clotted cream

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