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Raspberry Madeleines

Raspberry Madeleines

These madeleines with a sweet surprise of fresh raspberries and lime zest are ideal for breakfast or tea time. Learn how to prepare them with this easy recipe.

27 November, 2018
Average: 3 (48 votes)

Dietary Consideration

serves for


total time

0 HR 35 MIN


150 g, unsalted, melted and slightly cooled, plus extra for greasing
All purpose flour
125 g, sifted, plus extra for dusting
2 large
150 g, caster
Vanilla extract
1 tsp, extract
Lime zest
1 tsp, finely grated, plus extra to serve
1 pinch
140 g
Icing sugar
for dusting


How to prepare delicious raspberry and lime madeleines

  • Preheat the oven to 190°C (170° fan)  gas 5.
  • Grease two 12-hole Madeleine moulds with a little butter.
  • Lightly dust with flour, tipping out the excess.
  • Using an electric mixer, beat together the eggs and sugar in a large mixing bowl until pale and thick, 2-3 minutes.
  • Add the vanilla extract, lime zest, and salt, beating thoroughly to incorporate.
  • Fold in the sifted flour and then gradually stir in the melted, cooled butter until fully incorporated and the batter is smooth.
  • Spoon about 1 tbsp of the batter into each hole of the moulds.
  • Stud the batter with raspberries.
  • Bake for about 15 minutes until golden-brown and puffed.
  • Remove the moulds to wire racks to cool for 5 minutes.
  • Gently turn out the raspberry Madeleines from the moulds and garnish with a dusting of icing sugar and some lime zest before serving.

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