Orange Madeleines

Carrie M.
I originally saw this recipe on TV but have changed it a bit and it is now one of our favorite breakfast treats.
Course Dessert


  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 cup plus 1 TBSP granulated sugar
  • 1 cup of all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • cup buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 orange grated
  • 1 stick plus size TBSP butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Spray a mini muffin tin with nonstick spray.
  • Whisk 3 tablespoons of the sugar, the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together in a medium bowl.
  • In another bowl, whisk the buttermilk, vanilla, orange zest, 2 tablespoons of the melted butter and the egg until just combined.
  • Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and whisk until just combined.
  • Fill a madeline tin with batter, or use a mini muffin tray and bake until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out with a few moist crumbs, 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Cool slightly and then remove from the pan.
  • Pour the remaining 1 stick melted butter in a small bowl and, in a separate medium bowl, mix together the remaining 1 cup sugar and the cinnamon.
  • Brush the tops with the melted butter and roll in the cinnamon sugar. Serve warm.

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