Serves: 6

Treat yourself!

Treat yourself!

Preperation time: 25 minutes

Set time: 2 hours

Decoration time: 20 minutes

A beautiful and delicious centre piece with a French twist to impress your party guests. This tasty dessert features layers of rose water soaked Bonne Maman Madeleines, with more delicious Madeleines dipped in white chocolate on top along with fresh raspberries


To prepare and build the cake:

  • 18 Bonne Maman Madeleines
  • 1 jar of Bonne Maman raspberry conserve
  • 70ml water
  • 70g of golden caster sugar
  • 2 tsp of rose extract
  • 400g cream cheese
  • 350g white chocolate, melted
  • 250g unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 tsp of natural rose food colouring

For the decoration:

  • 3 Bonne Maman Madeleines
  • 100g white chocolate melted
  • 1/5 tsp of natural rose food colouring
  • 100g fresh raspberries



  1. Take an 8" round cake tin and line it with kitchen film, then set aside
  2. Slice 18 Bonne Maman Madeleines horizontally, which will be used to create three full layers

Rose Syrup

  1. To create the rose syrup, use a small saucepan, then take the water and add 70g of golden caster sugar and bring to the boil
  2. Leave to cool, before adding the rose extract and set aside


  1. To create the frosting, use an electric hand whisk in a large bowl to beat the butter and cream cheeses together until fluffy
  2. Add the melted white chocolate and the food colouring, then set aside

To build the cake:

  1. Line the prepared tin with the Madeleines and soak them with the rose syrup using a pastry brush. Then, spread a thin layer of frosting over the Madeleines
  2. Place another layer of Madeleines on top, and repeat soaking in rose syrup and spread with a thin layer of frosting, before adding a generous layer of Bonne Maman raspberry conserve
  3. Finish with a final layer of Madeleines and repeat soaking in rose syrup and spreading with a thin layer of frosting. Place in the fridge to set for a couple of hours
  4. Turn the cake onto a serving plate and ice it using the remaining frosting


  1. Mix the remaining melted white chocolate with the food colouring, and set aside
  2. Slice 3 Bonne Maman Madeleines horizontally, then dip half of each Madeleine into the chocolate dip and leave to set on a piece of baking paper
  3. Once set, place in a circle on top of the iced cake, then scatter the fresh raspberries in between

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