Master the art of baking French Madeleines

3 Ratings
  • 1 hr

Itinerary Details

Master the art of baking French Madeleines

Learn how to bake classic French Madeleines, a traditional shell-shaped cake. Gitanjali will teach you all the secrets of this traditional dessert and how to make perfect Madeleines every time!

What to expect:

• You'll also get ideas on how to customize the recipe and make many unique versions of madeleines that will wow your friends and family
• Gitanjali will demonstrate the process step by step and will provide personalized baking tips
• At the end, you'll get to see different ways of decorating them, from dipping them in chocolate to sprinkling them with rose petals!
• Gitanjali went to culinary school, has a wine certification, and is extremely passionate about good food, great wine, and fail-proof recipes

What you need to know:

• It is not essential to have a madeleine mould to take part in this online experience, you can use a muffin tray instead
• This online experience is perfect for groups of friends, families, team-building events and end of year office parties
• The class will be live-streamed at 12PM (CEST)
• All ingredients, kitchen tools and pre-class prep are mentioned in the section below
• This class will be conducted via Zoom and the link will be shared with you after booking
• Pricing per person

About your host: "I have a Masters in Anthropology of Food, and have worked in the sector of gastronomy and wine for the last 10 years. I attended the famous cooking school Ferrandi Paris, and hold a WSET certification. I’m currently a freelance food content creator as well as the COO of Opnkitchen."

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A bit of softened butter for the mould

2 eggs

2 egg yolks

125 grams of white sugar

10 grams of high-quality honey (light in coulor)

120g of melted, lightly-salted butter

15g of vegetable oil (canola, sunflower, etc)

130g flour

4 grams of baking powder

The zest of half a lemon


2 tbsp rose water


1 tbsp orange blossom syrup


melted chocolate


rose petals


sprinkles, etc.

1 madeleine mould (this is recommended but it's not essential to have)
You can buy this on Amazon:

Muffin tray (if you do not have a madeleine mould, you can use a muffin tray instead)

1 big bowl

1 pastry brush (if you don’t have one, you can use some crumpled up paper towel)

1 whisk

1 spatula

1 big spoon

1 kitchen scale (to weigh the ingredients)

1 cooling rack

1 cutting board

An oven to bake them in

A fridge to cool the batter

Optional: a cooking thermometer to know the exact temperature of the melted butter

PREPARATION before the class

Melt the butter and let it come to approx 35 degrees C

Preheat your oven to 210 C if it takes a really long time to heat up
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