Honey Chocolate Madeleines

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These soft, plump and indulgent little cakes are a chocolate lover's dream come true. Sweet honey balances the dark chocolate flavor.

recipe updated Oct 8, 2019


  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    200g (about 1½ cups)
  • Baking powder icon
    Baking powder
    1½ tsp
  • Cocoa powder icon
    Cocoa powder
    30g (about 5½ tbsp)
  • Egg icon
    3 (150g)
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    130g (about ¾ cup)
  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    200g (about ¾ cup)
  • Honey icon
    30g (about 1½ tbsp)
  • Vanilla extract icon
    Vanilla extract
    1 tsp
  • Milk icon
    60ml (4 tbsp)
  • Chocolate chips icon
    Chocolate chips
    60g (about 5¾ tbsp)


  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Microwave
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Medium glass bowl
  • kCook icon Medium bowl
  • kCook icon Large mixing bowl
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Madeleine pan

Step preview

  1. Grease a clean madeleine pan generously
  2. Add all purpose flour, baking powder and cocoa powder to a clean medium bowl then set aside
  3. Add egg and granulated sugar to a clean large mixing bowl
  4. Beat until fluffy
  5. Add unsalted butter to a clean medium glass bowl
  6. Melt in microwave - low heat
  7. Add honey, vanilla extract and milk to the medium glass bowl and mix
  8. Transfer syrup to batter
  9. Mix until combined
  10. Sift dry ingredients into batter gradually while mixing
  11. Add chocolate chips to a clean small bowl
  12. Transfer chocolate mixture to batter and mix
  13. Chill in fridge - 30 min
  14. Pre-heat oven - 200°C
  15. Spoon batter into madeleine pan
  16. Bake until golden brown and springy to touch - 6 min, 200°C
  17. Turn out onto cooling rack
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