Almond and Lemon Curd Madeleines

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10 Responses

  1. CWils says:

    What exactly does opening the oven door for a minute do? Does it have anything to do with the way the cakes rise? I know Madeleines typically have that little bump on the un-fluted side, so I wondered if releasing some of the heat helps create that bump. Just wondering. I’m planning on making these for a Memorial Day picnic. They look delicious!

    • you are quite right, by opening the oven door slightly during the bake causes a rush of cold air. This creates the authentic bump. They are super delicious, bake them as near to your picnic as you can. The fresher the better! {prepare the batter in advance though, it needs to rest in the fridge}

  2. jmcvl says:

    I love cooking Madeleines but have not previously thought to fill them. Is it a fiddly operation? Or quite easy with a piping bag and steady hand? Xx

  3. NickkiT says:

    These madeleines look so pretty! This Rachel Khoo recipe has been on my “must make” list for too long. I’ll have to christen my madeleine pan soon :-)

  4. Dave says:

    Those look delicious! I love the lemon curd filling, sounds great. And of course I love all the photos as always!

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