Honey madeleines

These honey madelines look just darling piled high or nestling on your saucer to accompany an elegant cup of tea... feeling French? Oui oui...

A fancy french treat that's easier to make than you think? We're in.

These honey madeleines not only look perfect with their defined lines and delicate humps, they taste divine (and aren't as complicated to make as you might think). Take a look at our recipe below to create your own!

honey madelines

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 140 g caster sugar
  • 140 g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 140 g unsalted butter (melted and slightly cooled)

Instructions

1
Preheat the oven to 190˚C/170˚C fan/gas mark 5 and lightly grease 24 holes in two standard sized madeline tins, you can use non-stick baking spray or melted butter and a pastry brush and then flour.
2
Place the eggs, egg yolk, vanilla extract and sugar and honey into a large bowl and whisk with an electric hand or in a standalone mixer until very pale and thick. This will take about 5 mins.
3
Place the eggs, egg yolk, vanilla extract and sugar and honey into a large bowl and whisk with an electric hand or in a standalone mixer until very pale and thick. This will take about 5 mins.
4
Either put in a piping bag or spoon the mixture evenly into the prepared tins, filling to approx three quarters full.
5
Bake in the preheated oven for 8-10 mins, until risen and golden. Remove the cakes carefully from the tins and cool on a wire rack. Madeleines are best served fresh, the day they are made.

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