3 Whole eggs, separated
2 Egg whites
2/3 c Granulate sugar (divided)
1 ts Vanilla extract
2/3 c All purpose flour plus 1
1/4 ts Tub-style safflower
1 ts Cornmeal
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
In a large bowl of en electric mixer, beat egg whites to soft peaks;
gradually beat in 1/3 cup of the sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. In
a small bowl, whisk egg yolks until thick and lemon-colored. Whisk in
vanilla. Fold into egg whites (because the recipe makes so many
ladyfingers, the amount of cholesterol-bearing egg yolk in each one will be
In a flour sifter, combine remaining 1/3 c sugar with flour. Sift into egg
mixture and carefully fold. Grease ladyfinger pans or small muffin tins
with margarine. Sprinkle with cornmeal. Spoon batter into pans until each
section or cup is about 2/3rds full.
Bake about 12 minutes or until nicely browned on the outsied. Cool on
racks. If desired, sprinkle with confectioner's sugar. Makes 3 dozen.