This is a classic French butter cookie, lightly flavored with orange. Dust the tops with powdered sugar.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Butter and flour madeleine molds thoroughly. Set aside. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  • Melt butter and let cool.

  • Beat together eggs, salt, and sugar until very light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla and orange-flower water. Fold in flour, then the melted butter and orange zest.

  • Pour batter into molds almost to the top. Bake for 10 minutes, or until cakes are firm in the center. Let cool for 1 minute in molds, then turn out onto racks.