Oh dear… Another post that happened months ago!
Madeleine Cafe & Patisserie, located at Ground Floor of tHe Spring, is the latest addition in the shopping mall. Just opposite Watsons or next to Sushi King. Very classy place with French-inspired interior design.
As you can see… Christmas tree! Go figure how long these photos were taken 😛 They have an open concept kitchen. Quite fun standing there seeing them churning out batches and batches of meticulously made pastries.
Very obvious that these are not made in bulk and being cut into pieces to served but they are handmade one by one, hence no one piece is the same. The prices are high but I won’t complain because of the quality. It’s very simple, people don’t mind paying high price for good quality product. The place is always packed even though it’s expensive.
Here’s what I had… Went there 3 times, at least once a month *LOL* You’ll see how pricey and how fine the workmanship is for each pastry.
Symphony (RM16.90) and Mango & Passion Cake (RM13.90).
Symphony has 7 layers. See how meticulous it is! Each layer, has to be laid carefully. You definitely cannot do it in bulk, it has to be done one by one. Not too sweet, love the taste, a harmony of all 7 seven tastes and textures. Main ingredient is chocolate. It’s so finely crafted that you feel so satisfied and forgotten how expensive it is.
Mango & Passion Cake was another surprise. Thinking it’s just a dome, a layer of white chocolate, and a crust down there but it proved me wrong. You can see from the photo. In the dome itself has already so much going on. At the bottom after the piece of white chocolate, there’s cream filled in the crust. All the flavours are quite balance and not on the sweet side.
Next, here’s a pot of lemon ginger tea with Raspberry Ivory Cake(No idea of the price but it’s should be between RM13 to RM15) and Apricot Danish(RM4.90). Madeleine (traditional small cake from Commercy and Liverdun, two communes of the Lorraine region in northeastern France – Wikipedia) is being served with the tea.
Raspberry Ivory Cake, not as sophisticated as Symphony but still WOW! Looks very sweet but not really. Trust me, when I said it’s not too sweet, it’s really not too sweet, I can’t stand eating sweet food. Look at the layers! Again, you have to do it individually. Even the cake is nicely decorated, so pretty and it took us quite awhile to cut it up because it’s too pretty to be eaten!
These are from the latest visit.
Left: Lemon Tart(RM13.90). Very lemony! WOW! Very refreshing. Don’t leave it on your spoon for too long as you will be get metallic taste from the lemon chemical reaction to metal. Just insert into your mouth immediately. Better still, eat it with your hand.
Right: Strawberry shortcake (RM12.90). Real strawberry in the layers. Very well-balance taste. Again, not very sweet. Just nice.
Overall, it’s a good place for hang out with great desserts. Good thing is that water is available free of charge. I do recommend this place.