Red Velvet Madeleines


1 cup plain flour/ all purpose flour
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1/2 cup sugar
150 gm unsalted butter, softened
1 tsp red food colour
2 eggs
1 tsp vanilla essence
1/2 cup milk
1/2 tsp vinegar


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degree celcius. Grease a madeleine pan and keep it aside.
  2. In a bowl, mix together plain flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt and keep it aside.
  3. In another large bowl, whisk butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in the red food colour.
  4. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Add vanilla essence, milk and vinegar and mix well.
  6. Then add flour mixture and mix until just combined.
  7. Pour the batter into the madeleine pan , filling the moulds 3/4th full.
  8. Bake in the preheated oven for 8-10 minutes until a tooth pick inserted comes out clean.
  9. Remove from the oven, leave to cool slightly, and then turn out on to a wire rack and leave to cool completely.
  10. Dust with powdered sugar once cooled and serve….
Recipe adapted from here



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