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Chocolate Madeleines

Rated as 3.84 out of 5 Stars

"The classic French Madeleine with a twist."
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Ingredients

servings 183
Original recipe yields 6 servings (1 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Butter one Madeleine pan.
  2. Sift the flour, cocoa, baking powder and salt together. Set aside.
  3. Cream the butter with the vanilla and the sugar. Add the egg and egg yolks, beating to mix. Stir in the dry ingredients until just combined only, do not over mix. Place rounded teaspoon of batter into the prepared Madeleine shell forms.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 12 minutes. Remove from oven and immediately invert onto a wire rack to cool. Once cool sprinkle with confectioners' sugar, if desired.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 183 calories; 10.4 21.3 3.2 119 110 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

So Good!! The bake time, however should be lowered to about 9 minutes to avoid a dry cake. Overall, this recipe was just what i was looking for (and the batter was delicious).

Most helpful critical review

I don't know if my madeleine tray is smaller that those used in the US, but I actually got 30 out of the mix and had to throw a bit of the batter away!!! I also found them to be a little on the...

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So Good!! The bake time, however should be lowered to about 9 minutes to avoid a dry cake. Overall, this recipe was just what i was looking for (and the batter was delicious).

These turned our rather well and were especially tasty warm. Yes, they have a darker chocolate flavor (cocoa) and less sugar but I like a less sweet product. The powdered sugar on top added a ...

I made a small batch of these today just to try them. They were very yummy, not too sweet or too chocolately. I expected them to be a light crunchy cookie, but they were actually quite spongy....

I made these for my French manfriend and he absolutely loves them. He's constantly asking me for them now. These have a dark chocolate flavor - not milk chocolate, so it's true that they are not...

Very nice petite cakes! My girlfriend and I love these and i decided to try this recipe for my first attempt. However, I think I added too much batter to the molds because the baked over the edg...

These came out so cute and shiny. They looked great with a bunch of different flavors to make "day at the beach" madeleines. =)

I don't know if my madeleine tray is smaller that those used in the US, but I actually got 30 out of the mix and had to throw a bit of the batter away!!! I also found them to be a little on the...

An easy and fast recipe to follow. Unless you like a bittersweet chocolate taste, it was OK (rate by my friends who tasted them). A little on the drier side and it could be sweeter in taste.

these are great! they are not too sweet but the powdered sugar on top adds the right amount of sweetness!