Chai Spice Madeleines


  • 3 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 6 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 tsp chai spice mixture
  • Chai Spice Mixture:
  • 3 Tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 2 Tbsp ginger powder
  • 1 Tbsp cardamon
  • 1 tsp grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • combine all spices in a jar
  • *you will have extra…save for homemade chai tea lattes!


  1. In a small saucepan, melt butter until light golden brown
  2. Sift the flour and chai spice into a small bowl and set aside
  3. Allow the butter to cool completely
  4. In a mixing bowl with whisk, whisk eggs and vanilla extract until light in color an fluffy
  5. Slowly add in granulated sugar and continue whisking until the eggs have a ribbon texture
  6. Fold in the flour in two parts until fully combined
  7. Add in the browned butter and gently fold into the batter
  8. Refrigerate the batter for one hour or overnight
  9. Once the batter is ready, preheat the oven to 350 degrees
  10. Brush melted butter onto the madeleine pan and then scoop 1 tbsp of batter into each mold
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes or until cookie springs back
  12. Serve immediately or store in airtight container
  13. Garnish:
  14. Dust with powdered sugar or dip in white chocolate