Lemon Madeleines

Prep Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 15 min

Total Time: 30 min

Servings: 12


  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup unrefined cane sugar
  • 3.4 fl. oz. Filippo Berio Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1.7 fl. oz. fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • Lemon zest (1 lemon)


    • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
    • Lightly grease a non-stick madeleine pan with olive oil and set aside.
    • In a large bowl, beat the eggs with a hand mixer. Add sugar and continue mixing until dissolved.
    • Next, mix in the olive oil and lemon juice. Then, add flour, vanilla extract, baking powder, salt and lemon zest. Mix well until just combined.
    • Refrigerate batter for approximately 10 minutes, mixing one more time once it comes out.
    • After the final mix, fill the madeleine pan with equal amounts of batter and place in the middle of the oven for 15-16 minutes.
    • Remove from the oven and allow to cool.
    • Dust with powdered sugar before presenting.


    Inspired by Tasty Mediterraneo