Lady fingers

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Lady fingers are too basic and way to usefull to make another desserts, like tiramisu or charlottes. Without further addo, here´s the recipe.

 

RECIPE

Ingredients:

  • 6 eggs, separated
  • 1/2 C + 2 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 C cake flour

Directions:

  1. Beat egg whites until they hold soft peaks, then slowly add in half of the sugar and keep beating until they form stiff, glossy peaks.
  2. In a different bowl beat the egg yolks with the rest of the sugar and the vanilla extract. They should be light and fluffy. Carefully stir this mixture into the previous one.
  3. Slowly and carefully, stir in the flour until well incorporated. 
  4. Using a piping bag, make 4 inch long lady fingers onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  5. Bake at 380°F for about 15 min. They should come out just slightly golden. 
  6. Let them cool completely before using them for something else. 

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Author: Andrea Gámez

Interior designer, Photographer, Food blogger and lover, painting entusiast and a sucker for art. / MEXICO

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