Another part of Sean’s anniversary gifts (yes, there were several) was a madeleine pan because I’ve been curious to try making these at home for a while. Madeleines are a shell-shaped sponge cake that are good to serve with coffee or tea. I finally had time to make some this morning, so here are some pictures of my first attempt at madeleines. Click on the picture to see the rest of them.


I was pleased overall with how they came out. The batter was pretty easy to make, although it took a while. The next batch will definitely come out better now that I’ve got the hang of them. If you’re interested to see the recipe I used, here’s the recipe from King Arthur Flour Company (it’s the only type of flour I use now).