Lemon Madeleines


These lemon madeleines are good cookies to serve with tea.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
1 hrs
Total Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
1 dozen


  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 2 large eggs

  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ lemon, juiced and zested

  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • cup confectioners' sugar for dusting


  1. Blend sugar and eggs in a large bowl. Add melted butter and blend well. Blend in flour, baking powder, lemon juice, lemon zest, and vanilla on low speed. Cover the bowl with a dish towel and let sit at room temperature for 1 hour.

  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Butter and flour madeleine molds.

  3. Whisk batter and spoon into the prepared molds, 3/4 full.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes. Remove madeleines from the molds to a wire rack to cool completely. Dust with confectioners' sugar.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

129 Calories
6g Fat
18g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 129
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 53mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 18g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 12g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 25mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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