Lady Fingers


5 eggs
½ cup sugar
1 cup pastry flour
¼ tsp vanilla
½ tsp salt


Separate the eggs. Add salt to the egg whites. Beat to a foam. Add the vanilla. Slowly add the sugar. Add the well beaten egg yolks. Sift the flour in slowly. Form into lady fingers on greased and floured cookie sheets. Sprinkle with sugar or finely chopped nuts. Bake at 400 degree oven about 5 or 7 minutes. Watch carefully.


Note: Pastry flour is made with ½ cup cake flour and ½ cup regular flour.

Recipe Yield

Makes about 6 - 7 dozen fingers 1x

Cookie Categories:  Molded or Shaped/Pressed

Difficulty: ★ ★ ★ ☆