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Lemon Berry Parfaits, The Perfect Summer Treat


What’s better than a lemon zest madeleine on a hot summer day? A lemon zest madeleine paired with fresh blueberries whipped into a fabulous parfait. Everyone loves a good parfait and we have an awesome recipe to share with you.  Try our delicious lemon berry parfait. What’s needed? Donsuemor lemon zest madeleines, fresh blueberries or your...

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Original American madeleine bakery Donsuemor now a member of St Michel


ALAMEDA, Calif. (June 2017) –– Donsuemor, the first, original American madeleine baker, is now a member of the 100-year-old French-based company, St Michel. In this partnership, Donsuemor will continue to operate under its name to create, produce and sell French-inspired treats. A household name in France and Europe, St Michel has been crafting artisan products...

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How to Throw the Perfect Afternoon Tea


We’re excited to introduce an awesome blogger, Sydney Wright, creator of North of Peachtree who shares great ideas and pictures on how to throw the perfect afternoon tea party. Of course Donsuemor madeleines, French almond cakes, biscotti and sables are a “must have” for any tea party, picnic or family gathering. I love how she...

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Crossing the Digital Divide: Challenges & Opportunities for Artisanal Brands


Just ten years ago, artisanal food brands didn’t need to take the digital landscape into consideration in their marketing efforts. They were effective in reaching prospective customers through traditional means: retail stores, mail catalogues, advertisement in luxury lifestyle publications, and word of mouth. Even as early as 2010, traditional outreach methods for artisanal brands remained...

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Try A Fresh Take On Easter Baskets With Donsuemor Madeleines!


The weather is starting to change, flowers are blooming and we can’t wait for the rain to finally stop here at Donsuemor. We love spring as it brings a fresh renewed spirit to all. With spring comes Easter and Easter baskets. Most traditional baskets are made with chocolate bunnies, jelly beans and other treats. But...

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Happy New Year From Donsuemor


Happy New Year from Donsuemor. We are excited to dive into 2017 and all of the excitement it holds. After 40 years of consistently crafting delicious sweet, petite and unique French-inspired baked goods, most people still agree that the traditional madeleine is their absolute favorite. We’ve come a long way from our small kitchen in...

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Celebrate the Holidays with our Legacy Sweets Holiday Recipe Book


Happy Holidays from our family to yours! In the spirit of celebrating 40 years of crafting artisan baked goods, Donsuemor partnered with three key bloggers: High Heels, Happy Homestead, Le Blonde Chateau, and North of Peachtree to create a holiday inspired dessert. Like Donsuemor, these bloggers cherish the little details, authentic ingredients and holiday celebrations!...

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Celebrate with our Legacy Sweets Recipe Book


In the spirit of celebrating 40 years of crafting artisan baked goods, Donsuemor partners with three key legacy bakers near our home in the Bay Area: Crispian Bakery, Rubicon Bakers, and West Shore Café. Like Donsuemor, these bakers cherish the little details, authentic ingredients and hand-placed elegance. With explosive inspiration and creativity, our partners have...

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Calling All Pumpkin Spice Lovers


Pumpkin Spice Lovers unite!  If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area and shop at Costco, try the latest creation from Donsuemor, Pumpkin Spice Petite Cakes. These festive treats are soft and moist with hints of cinnamon, ginger and natural flavors and pair perfect with your favorite hot beverage. Beautiful to look at and...

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Double Chocolate Petite Cakes


Double Chocolate Petite Cakes are a chocolate lovers dream! Try our latest creation, the Double Chocolate Petite Cakes.  Do you dream of chocolate cake smothered in a decadent chocolaty coating?  Donsuemor will make your dreams come true! Our latest indulgence is a petite chocolate cake with chocolate chips nestled inside and adorned with a chocolaty coating of goodness! These...

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