Move over, macaron, there’s a new French delicacy taking the spotlight. Madeleines! Much easier to master than the other “m word” (no tricky egg whites to wrestle with!) you’ll love these 12 sweet and savory petite treats. Work these personal-size delights into your next summer-themed fête — their shell-shape makes them a natural fit! And once you’ve found your favorite recipe, think about giving them a quick dip color block treatment. Sacrebleu, indeed!
3. Date and Earl Grey Tea Madeleines With Muscovado Dip: These madeleines have next-level flavor courtesy of a citrusy tea infusion, sweet dates and a homemade caramel sauce for dipping. (via The Seventh Duchess)
4. Savoury Madeleines: How great are these cake-free madeleines? Beaten eggs are poured over bundles of sausage and bacon and baked to create an unexpectedly elegant handheld breakfast. (via Capture by Lucy)
11. Raspberry Lime Madeleines: How gorgeous are these rouge-colored cakes? Dotted with a raspberry and enrobed in a raspberry-lime glaze, a bite reveals the yellow sponge cake interior! (via Today’s Nest)
12. Pumpkin Madeleine Tiramisu: Layers of crumbled madeleines, whipped cream and brown sugar-sweetened pumpkin combine to create a pumpkin recipe suitable for year-round enjoyment. (via I Talk to Food)
Have you ever made madeleines? Or is picking up a pack in the coffee shop line more your thing? Let’s chat in the comments!