LADY FINGERS
INGREDIENTS
  • Servings: 24
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp. almond extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar (for dusting precooked ladyfingers)
DIRECTIONS
  1. Grease and lightly flour 2 baking sheets; set aside.
  2. In mixing bowl, beat egg yolks on high speed for 3 minutes. Gradually add sugar and extract, beating until light in color and thickened.
  3. Gradually add flour and salt, beating until thick and lemon colored.
  4. In another bowl, beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Fold into yolk mixture.
  5. Fill pastry bag (use plain pastry tip #808)Form 4 inch finger shapes 1 inch apart on baking sheets. Dust with the confectioners' sugar
  6. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12-15 minutes or until golden. Cool on a wire rack. YIELD: 2 dozen
RECIPE BACKSTORY
These are very easy to make and tasty. You can use these in a trifle or Tiramisu if you like. Marlene