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On view at the Museum: The Food Sector

Madeleine cake tin

Contemporary Era, Europe

This mould is used to bake madeleines, little scallop-shaped cakes that brought fame to the French town of Commercy in the 18th century. Their recipe most likely originates in the cuisine of French convents.


  • Type: Mould
  • Place of origin: Switzerland
  • Materials and techniques: Metal
  • Date: 2000
  • Dimensions: 9.5 x 2.5 x 6.5 cm
  • Weight: 23g
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