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Coconut Almond Madeleines

Coconut Almond Madeleines -  luscious bite-sized light sponge cakes with crispy edges heightened with coocnut and almond flavor. Perfect after snacks or some "me time" break. You'll be popping with this one after the other. Amazingly addictive!
Course Breakfast
Cuisine French
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 24 bite-sized pieces
Calories 76kcal
Author Imma


  • 1/2 cup sweetened shredded coconut flakes
  • 2 tablespoons (91 ounce, 28 grams) unsalted butter or Baking spray , for the madeleines pans
  • 6 tablespoons (85 gram, 3 ounce) unsalted butter , melted and cooled
  • 2/3 cup (80 g) all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup (100 g) sugar
  • ½ teaspoons grated lemon , I used lime
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla flavor
  • 1 teaspoon Almond extract
  • pinch of salt optional


  • Bake ½ cup coconut flakes in the oven on 350 degrees, for about 10 minutes until some parts turn brown. Let it cool.
  • Thoroughly butter and flour the madeleine pans or just use a baking spray.
  • In a small saucepan, melt the 6 tablespoons of butter ( I just microwave it). Let cool to room temperature
  • Shift together the flour, salt and baking powder. Then, add the baked coconut flakes to the dry ingredients. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl whisk together the eggs, sugar, vanilla , almond and lime zest, using a hand mixer or you may use a stand mixer, until pale and slightly thickened, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Using a rubber spatula, fold the dry ingredients gently into the egg mixture making sure you do not to deflate the egg mixture.
  • Gradually add cooled melted butter in steady stream, beating just until blended.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Using a spoon and rubber spatula, drop a rounded tablespoonful of batter into each Madeleine indention about ¾ full. You need 2 madeleine pans.
  • Bake the madeleine’s for 12 to 14 minutes, until they spring back when pressed. Tap the madeleine out onto a baking pan lined with parchment paper and let it cool. Dust with coconut flakes, if desired.


Serving: 1piece | Calories: 76kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 32mg | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 11mg | Iron: 0.3mg