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5 from 3 votes

Red Velvet Madeleines

The beloved petite Madeleine is upgraded with a hint of chocolate and a festive red coloring in these Red Velvet Madeleines. They are perfect for the holidays or with tea any time of the year!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time34 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American, French
Servings: 24 madeleines
Calories: 126kcal
Author: Trang


  • 6 oz unsalted butter – melted and cooled
  • 2 large egg
  • 2 large egg yolk
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 pinches of salt
  • 2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 2 tablespoon of cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon of red food coloring
  • 1 tablespoon butter + 1 tablespoon flour for the mould
  • Powder sugar for dusting
  • Special equipment: regular size madeleine pan 12 cup (2 of these or bake in 2 batches)


  • Melt the butter in a small sauce pan (or in the microwave) and set aside to cool.
  • Add the egg and egg yolk to a medium mixing bowl and beat together.
  • Add sugar, salt and vanilla to the egg and beat until light in color and creamy.
  • Fold the flour into the egg mixture, half at a time, until combined.
  • Mix red food coloring with the cooled melted butter and fold the butter into the flour/egg mixture, working quickly as not to over mix.
  • Refrigerate the batter while the oven is preheating. Preheat the oven to 375°F.
  • Melt 1 tablespoon of butter and brush it onto the madeleine mould, wipe off any excess pool of butter. Sprinkle the mould with flour, shake off the excess.
  • Spoon about 1 rounded tablespoon of batter in each madeleine cup, don’t flatten the batter, it will spread in the oven.
  • Bake for 14 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  • Serve with a dusting of powder sugar.


Serving: 30g | Calories: 126kcal