Our Story

It all began 40 years ago with an original French recipe. Don and Susie Morris (Don-Sue-Mor) introduced madeleines to their Berkeley, California community in 1976. Together the creative entrepreneur and the passionate baker crafted a treat unlike any other – a moist and delicate little cake with a fresh, unforgettable taste.

  • 2016 40th Anniversary

    To celebrate 40 years of Donsuemor, we partnered with chefs to create a Legacy Sweets Recipe Book.

  • 2016

    Donsuemor launches the Vanilla Bean and Chocolate Cinnamon Sablés.

  • 2015

    Donsuemor expands is Nonnettes line by adding Vanilla Bean.

  • 2014

    Donsuemor launches two new delicious glazed treats, the L’Orange Petit Gateau and Meyer Lemon Nonnettes.

  • 2013

    Donsuemor introduces traditional and chocolate dipped biscotti to the masses.

  • 2009

    Donsuemor expands their product offerings to include the French almond cakes.

  • 2007

    Donsuemor moves into new 32,000 square foot, state of the art bakery and ships 25-30 truckloads of product nationwide every month.

  • 1982

    Donsuemor expands distribution to upscale coffee chains nationwide.

  • 1976

    Don and Susie Morris (DON-SUE-MOR) perfected the French madeleine in their kitchen and begin delivering them in a VW bus to local businesses in Berkeley, California.

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