Lady fingers 4 á

Yield: 20 servings

Measure Ingredient
4 \N Egg whites
½ cup Granulated sugar
4 \N Egg yolks
2 teaspoons Lemon juice
1 teaspoon Vanilla extract
¾ cup Sifted cake flour
\N \N Confectioners' sugar
\N pinch Salt

Beat egg whites and dash of salt until soft peaks form. Gradually add ¼ cup of granulated sugar, beating until stiff, but not dry.

In small mixing bowl, beat yolks until light and fluffy. Gradually add remaining granulated sugar; beat until thick and lemon-colored.

Beat in lemon juice and vanilla. Fold yolks into whites. By hand, fold in flour. Line cookie sheet with plain brown paper. Insert straight-sided ½ inch round tip in plastic bag; fill with batter.

Pipe 4 x 1 inch strips 1 inch apart on brown paper. Or, spoon into ungreased lady finger baking pans. Lightly sprinkle or sift confectioners' sugar over all. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes. Makes about 20.

Submitted By BARRY WEINSTEIN On 12-26-95

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