One of my favorite cookies, these these gluten free kumquat madeleines are an easy cookie treat.
I found these not too long ago at our local market and I have been experimenting with them ever since.
When you cut them up you can remove their tiny seeds easily.
Kumquats are the only citrus fruit that you can pop in your mouth and eat whole. (*Just remove the kumquat seeds! They are edible, but taste icky!) Their flavor is unique in that they add both orange flavor and a zesty flavor all in one bite.
What better way to enjoy this citrus than in a madeleine?
Madeleines are French butter cakes; more like a sponge cake than a cookie. You can find them plain, dipped in chocolate or even dusted with powdered sugar. I love madeleines and have made a few different flavors like Gluten Free Butterscotch Madeleines and Gluten Free Matcha Madeleines.
Here I added chopped kumquats to the bowl just before I added the wet ingredients.
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Things You Need To Make This Recipe:
- Madeleine pan. This pan is non-stick and super affordable under $11!
- This easy to use whisk makes sure all of your dry ingredients are blended together perfectly for smooth cookies.
Gluten Free Kumquat Madeleines
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Spray coconut oil on a madeleine pan.
In a large bowl, add all dry ingredients.
Whisk to blend.
Add chopped kumquat and wet ingredients.
Drop a spoonful of batter into each madeleine section.
Bake for 8-10 minutes until cookies are done.
Drizzle with icing or enjoy plain.
What should I make next with kumquats? I am thinking something with bittersweet chocolate would be a fun combination…..You can even make candied kumquats!
Want more madeleines?
How about this recipe for Gluten Free Pumpkin Madeleines?
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