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Vanilla Bean Madeleines

Serious Eats Lauren Weisenthal 2 comments

These classic french cookies are actually small sponge cakes shaped like a seashell. More

Sugar Rush: Madeleines at Bar Pleiades

New York Kathy YL Chan 4 comments

At Bar Pleiades, you can order Boulud's famous Madelines ($7) without having to commit to a whole meal. More

French in a Flash: 80-Cent Citrus Corn-Muffin Madeleines with Raspberry Confiture

Serious Eats Kerry Saretsky 8 comments

These madeleines are made with corn muffin mix flavored with lemon and orange zests and filled with raspberry jam. They make a great sweet breakfast treat! More

Guide to the Best Madeleines in New York City

New York Kathy YL Chan 12 comments

There's no taste I crave more than that of a perfect madeleine. All I ask for is a single sweet creation, a simply scalloped underbelly, and golden topside hump. The exterior must bear the slightest crisp and break into a tender interior that's lemony and moist, with just a touch of sweetness. More

Another Close Race: Madeleine vs. Macaron

Erin Zimmer Post a comment

In the spirit of tight battles this week, we bring you Cakespy's showdown between macarons and madeleines. The two pastry delights may be similar-sounding, have similar fussiness factors and each draw from fran├žais roots, but only one can be our leader. The votes are in, and ahead with 169 total yays, Team Macaron wins. But not far behind, Team Madeleine got a respectable 123 votes. Still undecided between the fairy sandwich and fan-shaped Proustian cookie? Aran of the precious site Cannelle et Vanille analyzed the polls best. "I see the madeleine as the 'stout' girl vs the 'école superior' refined macaroon. Madeleines are soft and bumpy, dipped in coffee, making a messy table from spilling milk...And the macaron with its... More

Baking With Dorie: Fluff-Filled Chocolate Madeleines

Serious Eats Dorie Greenspan 9 comments

Madeleines are about as iconic as pastries get in France, which might explain why I haven't had the nerve to offer these Fluff-Filled Chocolate Madeleines to my Paris neighbors. Actually, they'd probably like them—who in the world can resist chocolate... More

Cook the Book: Fluff-Filled Chocolate Madeleines

Serious Eats Robyn Lee Post a comment

I love a good madeleine, the buttery, single-serving cake, distinctively smooth and scalloped on one side and bulging with excess cake on the other. Dorie Greenspan's recipe for Fluff-Filled Chocolate Madeleines from Baking: From My Home to Yours turns the... More

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