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, sifted

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). 
  2. Separate the eggs, and place the whites in a big bowl, that has to be dry and clean; and the yolks in another bowl which then you´ll cover with plastic wrap so that it doesn´t curd. Set aside until needed. 
  3. Using a mixer, beat the egg whites with half of the sugar for 4 minutes until peaks form. 
  4. In a different bowl, beat the egg yolks with the rest of the sugar and vanilla until the mixture turns fluffy, lighter in color and a number eight can be formed with the string of batter without breaking.
  5. Incorporate the egg whites to the beaten egg yolks using a rubber spatula, doing a circular motion, from the outside in until everything is well combined.
  6. Carefully incorporate the sifted flour in three different additions and mix.
  7. Pour the mixture into a pipping bag and pipe 4 inches long lady fingers in a pan lined with parchement paper.
  8. Bake at 350°F (180°C) for 15 minutes or until they start turning golden brown on the sides. 
  9. Let them cool down completely before using. 

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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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