Recipe for French Tea Cakes
Madeleine cookies are small scallop shaped cakes popular at tea-time in France. They make popular snacks with kids and are often dipped in a hot drink. Below you'll find a madeleine recipe that is very quick to make and gives good results.
Although there are no shortage of commercial madeleine cookies in France, people do make their own.
All you need is a special madeleine pan to shape the cakes into scallop shell shapes.
Once you own your own Madeleine tin, you can use it to shape other cake recipes too. Or try it with savory breads - cornbread scallop shells would be lots of fun on any dinner table.
This Madeleine cookies recipe will make a nice treat to serve at a tea party or just to have something fun and French for a snack. And don't worry, they couldn't be easier to make!