Mademoiselle Proust, petite madeleine lorraine (via GiO)

LY : the queen of madeleines, the original Lorraine version

(en francais aussi)

Two humps, it’s camel. One hump, it’s a dromadery… or a madeleine. No hump ? That’s not a madeleine. Maybe that’s a unicorn.

La madeleine is a specialty of Lorraine, my home place. The legend says a young girl called Madeleine was working in the kitchens of the palace of the King/Duke Stanislas. She had to prepare a quatre-quarts cake, but she couldn’t find the mold for it, but she found a mold that was then used to shape some seafood mousse like shellfish…

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