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Lady Fingers

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  Sifted cake flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Double acting baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Granulated sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cream of tartar 1⁄8 Teaspoon

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Onto sheet of wax paper or a paper plate sift together flour and baking powder; set aside.
2. In small mixing bowl combine egg yolks, sugar, lemon peel, and vanilla and, using electric mixer, beat until thick and lemon colored, about 3 minutes; beat in half of flour mixture.
3. In another bowl, using clean beaters, beat egg whites with cream of tartar until stiff peaks form; gently fold whites, alternately with remaining flour mixture, into yolk mixture.
4. Spray a baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray. Fit a pastry bag with a No.
6 plain 1/2-inch-wide tube and spoon batter into bag; pipe out batter onto sheet, forming 16 strips, each about 3 inches long and 1 inch wide. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
5. Using a spatula, immediately remove lady fingers to a wire rack; let cool.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Everyday, Healthy

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 359 Calories from Fat 92

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.8%

Saturated Fat 3.2 g15.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 423 mg141%

Sodium 338.7 mg14.1%

Total Carbohydrates 50 g16.5%

Dietary Fiber 0.85 g3.4%

Sugars 16.1 g

Protein 16 g32%

Vitamin A 9.8% Vitamin C 2.7%

Calcium 24.5% Iron 28.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Lady Fingers Recipe