Spiced Madeleines

Spiced Madeleines with Cinnamon, Nutmeg and Cloves

These cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove-scented Madeleines make such a pretty dessert and pair with coffee, tea, and even a dessert wine.  Set out a platter dusted with powdered sugar for a beautiful presentation.
Course Cake
Cuisine Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Refrigerate 1 hour
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 89kcal
Author Jere' @One Hot Oven


  • 8 tbls butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 1/3 cup AP flour, sifted
  • 2 each eggs, large
  • 3/4 cups superfine sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. cloves


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees and generously grease and flour the Madeleine pan
  • In a medium bowl beat the sugar and eggs for five minutes until the mixture becomes pale and has tripled in volume.
  • Combine the flour and spices and whisk to combine.  
  • Fold in the flour and spices with the butter.  Mix to combine.
  • Chill the batter for 1 hour.
  • Spoon a tablespoon of batter into the mold.  
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes.  Watch carefully so they don't over brown.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes then remove from the pan. Once cooled sprinkle with powdered sugar.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 11.6g | Protein: 1.2g | Fat: 4.3g | Saturated Fat: 2.6g | Cholesterol: 24mg