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Gingerbread Madeleines

Gingerbread Madeleines with Maple Glaze and Gingerbread Sugar & Spice Dust

Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine French
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Chilling time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 30 Madeleines


Gingerbread Madeleines

  • 225 gm Butter 1 cup
  • 4 Large Eggs
  • 100 gm Sugar 1/2 cup
  • 60 gm Brown Sugar 1/4 cup
  • 200 gm All purpose flour 1 3/4 cup
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 3 tbsp Molasses
  • 2-3 tsp Gingerbread spice mix (Use this if you made a premix, or follow the next list of ingredients instead)
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger powder add 1/2 tsp more if you want an extra punch
  • 1 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 1/2 tsp All Spice
  • 1/4 tsp Clove powder
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg Powder
  • 25 gm Butter for the madeleine pan
  • 50 gm All purpose flour for dusting the pan

Maple Glaze

  • 60 ml Maple Syrup 1/4 cup
  • 100 gm Icing Sugar add more or less depending on the consistency

Gingerbread Sugar & Spice Dust

  • 100 gm Extra Fine Sugar 1/2 gm
  • 1/2 tsp Ginger Powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon Powder
  • 1/2 tsp All spice
  • 1/4 tsp Nutmeg Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Clove Powder


Gingerbread Madeleines

  1. In a heavy bottom pan, add the butter and heat it. Let it melt and take it off the heat and let it cool.

  2. In a large bowl, add the melted butter, sugar and brown sugar. Beat on medium speed using the paddle attachment of a stand mixer.

  3. Add and beat one egg at a time. Add the molasses and let it mix thoroughly. 

  4. Sift the flour, spices and baking powder into a large bowl and mix. 

  5. Add the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients and mix well. Pour the batter into another bowl and chill it for 1 hour to overnight. 

  6. Preheat the oven to 330 F/ 170 C. Generously brush the madeleine pan with butter and dust with flour. Pour the batter into piping bag and pipe in the middle of the madeleine tin. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Once baked, let it cool on a cooling rack.

Maple Glaze

  1. In a small bowl, add maple syrup and sift the icing sugar into the bowl. 

  2. Whisk until completely mixed. Add more or less icing sugar depending on the consistency that you like. 

Gingerbread Sugar & Spice Dust

  1. In a small bowl, add all the sugar and spices and mix well. 

  2. Once the Madeleines are cooled, glaze the tops and dust with gingerbread dust! Enjoy with a cuppa!