These gluten-free matcha green tea Madeleines are a fun way to enjoy these French cakes. Light and fluffy, you will love the subtle green tea flavors. Drizzle icing for a special treat.
I am on a Madeleine kick lately…and these dairy free matcha green tea Madeleines are no exception. Not only do these tiny French cakes have a wonderful flavor, but they pack a tiny caffeine kick as well :-).
For this Madeleine recipe I decided to make it dairy free by using coconut oil and coconut cream instead of butter. These Madeleines are delicate and cake-like so the experiment went well 🙂
(*Note, not all matcha green tea powders are gluten free. Check ingredients!! Trader Joe’s matcha powder is NOT gluten free!)
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Things You Need To Make This Recipe:
Easy gluten-free matcha green tea madeleines with icing.
- 1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon matcha green tea powder
- 3/4 cup gluten free flour blend (*Note, my flour blend has xanthan gum included. If yours doesn't, add 1 teaspoon.)
- 1/2 cup almond flour
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup coconut oil melted
- 3 large eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1/4 cup coconut cream
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Spray coconut oil on Madeleine pan to prevent sticking.
In a large bowl, add dry ingredients and whisk to blend.
In a small bowl, add wet ingredients and mix well.
Pour wet ingredients into dry ingredients and mix.
Put a spoonful of dough into each Madeleine pan cake mold.
Bake for 10 minutes until done.
Optional, drizzle icing on top.
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