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Lady Fingers



3 eggs, separated

1/3 cup confectioners' sugar

1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

3 tablespoons hot water

1/2 cup flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon baking soda


Beat egg whites until foamy. Beat in sugar gradually and continue beating until stiff. Fold in egg yolks, beaten until thick; add vanilla extract and hot water. Fold in flour sifted with salt and baking powder. Put into lady finger tins, sprinkle with confectioners' sugar and bake for 8 to 10 minutes at 350 degrees F.

Remove from tins while hot. Brush the flat surface of half the cakes with egg white and sandwich in pairs. Or press batter through a tube in portions 1 inch wide by 5 inches long on a cookie sheet covered with wax paper. Bake as above.


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