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Blood Orange Madeleines are small little french cakes with a small amount of blood orange icing and festive sprinkles. They are perfect for a spring time tea party or to pack a little treat in the lunch of someone you love.

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Welcome to #SpringSweetsWeek 2020 hosted by Heather from Hezzi-D’s Books and Cooks and Christie from A Kitchen Hoor’s Adventures! What better way to celebrate the warmer weather and flowers blooming than with food and a fun giveaway? 27 bloggers from around the country have come together to share over 100 sweet recipes perfect for spring!  So stop thinking about cold and snow and get ready to enjoy the best spring sweets like cupcakes, cookies, brownies, pies, and even beverages! Our #SpringSweetsWeek sponsors are helping us give away some great prizes. Thank you so much to Dixie Crystals, Millican Pecan, Door County Coffee, Anolon, Deiss Kitchenware, Adams Extract, and Fresh April Sprinkles for your generosity. We have an incredible giveaway below and would love if you would take a moment to read about it and the prizes you can win!

For this recipe I used sprinkles provided by Fresh April Sprinkles. I was provided Pink Lemonade Sprinkle Blend.

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Blood Orange Madeleines Recipe

Blood Orange Madelines

Blood Orange Madeleines

Yield: 16 cakes
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Blood Orange Madeleines are small little French cakes with a hint of pink blood orange icing and festive sprinkles, a perfect tea time treat.



  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp. superfine sugar
  • 2 tbsp. powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp. orange extract/emulsion
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp. baking powder
  • ½ tbsp. blood orange zest
  • 2 ½ oz. butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp. hot water


  • 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tsp. blood orange juice
  • Colorful spring sprinkles



  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a 12-hole madeleine pans with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. Beat eggs, caster sugar, powdered sugar and orange extract in a small bowl with an electric mixer until thick and creamy.
  3. Sift flour and baking powder into the egg mixture. Combine the melted butter and water and pour down the side of the bowl with the egg mixture. Fold ingredients together.
  4. Drop rounded tablespoons of mixture into pan holes.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes, until golden. Cover a cooling rack with parchment. Remove the madeleines from the pan by tapping on the counter to release and turn onto the covered cooling rack.
  6. Repeat until all batter has been baked.


  1. In a small bowl, mix the sugar and blood orange juice into a thick dipping consistency.
  2. Dip the madeleine at an angle into the icing and then spoon the sprinkles over the icing.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 16 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 80Total Fat: 4gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 33mgSodium: 45mgCarbohydrates: 9gFiber: 0gSugar: 6gProtein: 1g

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Blood Orange Madelines
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  1. I love the pop of pink on these! Plus the blood orange flavor sounds amazing.

  2. Your madelieines look perfect. Love the pop of color from the spirinkles

  3. cdelawder12 says:

    These are so pretty! Perfect for a spring tea party with friends…or right now, just a tea party with me and my cat!!!

  4. These Blood Orange Madeleines are so elegant and pretty. I bet the flavor is amazing too.

  5. I’ve made regular madelines but never experimented with blood orange. Gotta check that flavor combo out!

  6. What a great flavor for madeleines! The pink is perfect for spring!

  7. I have a few blood oranges still in the fridge, so I could totally make these right now. I deserve, don’t you think? haha!

    1. Absolutely! They are a quick treat to make.

  8. These. Are. Adorable!! So dainty and perfect for spring!

  9. Absolutely love madeleines and these are totally cute. Love that you angled the glaze and of course the jimmies are great!

  10. I just got a madeleine pan, can’t wait to give it a try!

  11. They are so adorable! I’ve never made Madeleines. I need to!!

  12. They look so elegant! And pretty. I think a madeleines pan is next on my list of kitchen gadets.

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