Chocolate Lady Fingers

Recipe by Pumpkie
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READY IN: 25mins
SERVES: 75
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Using an electric mixer with the whisk attachment, whip the egg whites, salt, and cream of tartar on high speed until soft peaks form.
  • Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar and beat until stiff.
  • In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks, vanilla and remaining 1/2 cup sugar until thick.
  • Stir in flour, cocoa, using a rubber spatula.
  • GENTLY fold egg whites into flour mixture.
  • Fill a pastry bag with a plain open tip with cookie batter.
  • Pipe batter onto a parchment lined cookie sheet, making 3 inch ladyfingers.
  • Space cookies 1 inch apart on cookie sheets.
  • Bake immediately for 10- 12 minutes, or until lightly browned.
  • Remove cookie sheet from oven.
  • Cool cookies on parchment paper.
  • When cool, use a metal spatula to carefully remove ladyfingers from the parchment.
  • Store cooled cookies in an airtight container to retain softness.
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