These madeleines are the real deal. This recipe gives foolproof step-by-step instructions so that you can make perfect madeleines right in your own kitchen. The sign of a good madeleine is the tell-tale 'hump' on the reverse side of each cake.
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If you don't have silicone madeleine molds, you can use metal molds instead. Be sure to butter them well and dust with flour.
If your madeleine molds are very small, only bake them for 4 minutes in the last step, otherwise they will get too dark.