These are so cute and pretty. I’ve been looking for a great gluten-free dairy-free madeleine cookie recipe! These are perfect for brunch or afternoon tea. What an adorable treat to feature on Mother’s Day, too. 🙂

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Just in time for Mother’s Day.

A delicious lemon and lavender infused version of the classic Madeleine, these little “cakes” are perfect with a cup of tea and a good book.

Notes:  Although it can be rather frustrating to come across recipes with a small amount of a particular flour, the coconut flour in this recipe really does add a delightful springy quality to these madeleines.  The recipe will still work if you sub more of the gluten-free all-purpose flour, but the results will be slightly different.

Lemon Madeleines with Lavender Glaze

  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose gluten-free flour mix (click here to see my basic flour blend)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder (Hain brand or homemade for corn-free)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon xanthan gum or guar gum (I use Authentic Foods xanthan gum for a corn-free variety)
  • 2/3 cup + 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1…

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