Lemon madeleines Recipe

Lemon madeleines


150g plain flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
80g caster sugar
2 eggs
100g unsalted butter - melted and cooled
1 unwaxed lemon - juice + finely grated zest

To finish: icing sugar for dusting

How to make Lemon madeleines

  • Brush madeleine pan with butter and dust with flour, remove excess flour, set aside
  • Preheat oven to 190 degree celsius (375F/ Gas Mark 5. For fan-assisted oven, reduce temperature by 20 deg. Celsius)
  • Cream butter, eggs, lemon juice and sugar till pale yellow and fluffy
  • Sieve flour and baking powder into mixture, one-third at a time.
  • Fold in grated lemon zest until well incorporated
  • Fill the madeleine pan up to two-thirds full.
  • Bake on the middle of the oven for 15 minutes (or until cooked)

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