Lady Fingers

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lady-fingersThis is just a nice soft little cake that can be used to make a trifle or even your version of Hostess Twinkies.

INGREDIENTS

  • 3 eggs  – separated
  • 1/2 C granulated sugar
  • 3/4 tsp vanilla
  • 1 TBL melted cooled butter
  • 6 TBL corn starch – sifted
  • 6 TBL AP flour – sifted
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder

STEP BY STEP

  1. Mark your parchment with three inch lines
  2. Turn paper over so you are not cooking on pencil
  3. Wipe parchment paper with melted butter
  4. Cream together egg yolks and half of your sugar
  5. Add vanilla
  6. Sift together corn starch and flour
  7. In a clean bowl, beat egg whites
  8. Add the rest of your sugar and salt to egg whites
  9. Continue to beat until soft peaks – not firm or stiff
  10. Combine by hand the yolks and whites
  11. Sprinkle flour mixture into the egg mixture
  12. Put into piping bag and pipe into three inch fat sausages
  13. Bake at 400º for about 12-15 minutes
  14. Let them cool, and then they are ready for whatever use you would like
  15. If you plan to use them just like this, sprinkle them with powdered sugar

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