Known as madeleine cookies, madeleine cakes, French tea cakes or French butter cakes, madeleines are soft confections that originated in France and are often served with afternoon tea or with coffee.
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This vanilla French madeleines recipe includes vanilla, which is not always used as an ingredient in French madeleines but is delicious nonetheless! It also includes a tip for getting your madeleines out of the pan without breaking them, which is very useful for those new to baking madeleines.
For an added treat, try these madeleines alongside a vanilla Earl Grey, such as Creme de la Earl Grey or Earl Grey Cream, or with a vanilla black tea.
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This quick, easy madeleines recipe takes less than half the time that most Madeleines take. The recipe also includes tips for storage and freezing.
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If you are sensitive or allergic to gluten, try this gluten-free madeleines recipe. They are great paired with green tea.Continue to 5 of 5 below.
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If vanilla isn't entirely traditional in Madeleine recipes, then chocolate certainly isn't! However, this chocolate madeleines recipe is undeniably delicious and they can be a welcome change from classic French Madeleines from time to time.