Lemon and honey madeleines (Madeleines au citron et miel)

Posted by isabel on Oct 1st 2022

Lemon and honey madeleines (Madeleines au citron et miel)

Try to eat only one of these madeleines!

Makes 10 madeleines - Prep time: 10 min - Cook time: 10 min



  • 2/3 stick of butter, plus extra for the pan
  • 2 eggs
  • 90g sugar
  • 100 g all-purpose flour
  • 3g baking soda
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • Zest of 1/2 lemon


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 °F. Butter a madeleine mold.
  2. In a small saucepan, melt the butter over low heat. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, pour flour, baking soda and sugar. Stir
  4. Add eggs and honey. Mix well, then add the lemon zest. Stir in the melted butter.
  5. Spoon batter into the molds until they are 3⁄4 full. Allow to rest in the refrigerator while the oven preheats.
  6. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes at to 350° F. Transfer the pan to a rack to cool.