Chocolate Almond Madeleines Chocolate Almond Madeleines

Image: Canadian Living | Holiday Baking 2014

Melted chocolate transforms classic madeleines into a truly exquisite treat. For the best texture, enjoy them the same day they're made.

  • Portion size 24 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living: Holiday Baking 2014


Sugar Glaze:


In large bowl, whisk together eggs, butter, chocolate, vanilla and almond extract. In separate bowl, whisk together sugar, flour, ground almonds and salt; sift in cocoa powder. Whisk into egg mixture just until combined.

Spoon heaping 1 tbsp into each mould of 2 greased 12-count madeleine pans. Bake in 350°F (180?C) oven until batter fills moulds and looks dry, 10 to 12 minutes. Loosen from pan with tip of knife; invert onto racks. Let cool completely.

Sugar Glaze: In small bowl, whisk sugar with boiling water until dissolved; brush over madeleines. Let stand until dry.

Nutritional facts per cookie: about

  • Fibre 1 g
  • Sodium 57 mg
  • Sugars 7 g
  • Protein 2 g
  • Calories 91.0
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Potassium 48 mg
  • Cholesterol 33 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g


  • Iron 4.0
  • Folate 4.0
  • Calcium 1.0
  • Vitamin A 5.0
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Chocolate Almond Madeleines