Cookies "Ladies Fingers" and dessert from it
Italian dessert “Tiramisu”, which is loved by all the sweet tooths all over the world, is made from thin biscuit sticks. Biscuit cookies - this is the "Lady Fingers". It is called so in connection with the extraordinary similarity to the graceful and light fingers of a lady. Another fairly common name for cookies "Ladies Fingers" - "Savoyardi".
Now there are no problems in order to purchase these cookies in the nearest cooking or supermarket. The industry offers to enjoy it without preliminary troubles. But we all know that self-cooked Savoyardi will overshadow the taste of shop delicacies. Cookies "Ladies Fingers", cooked at home with the soul and care for loved ones - this is a real dessert.
We suggest right now to try to bake this delicate cookie, and then arrange a cozy tea party with fresh tea or coffee. Perhaps the process of making biscuit delicacies will inspire you to make at home and the famous Italian dessert itself - Tiramisu.
The most correct option
In order for “Savoyardi” to turn out exactly as it should be (gentle, with an exquisite thin crust and air-light), in any recipe for preparing this baking, one important point must be observed, namely, beating up the proteins and yolks separately. And we begin with the classic recipe for making cookies "Lady fingers" for "Tiramisu".
Prepare the ingredients:
- one hundred and fifty grams of flour;
- three eggs;
- icing sugar - sixty grams;
- one hundred and fifty grams of sugar.
Technology cooking cookies "Lady Fingers"
- Take two deep bowls and divide the eggs in them. Pour the yolks in one bowl, squirrels in the second.
- To yolks need to pour half the norm of sugar and grind with diligence to dissolve all the crystals.
- Pour the second part from the norm of sugar to the proteins and turn them into strong foam using a whisk or a mixer.
- Pour the yolks to the protein foam and carefully connect them together. Get a beautiful fluffy mass.
- All flour standards need to be sifted and gently injected into the egg-sugar emulsion.
- The dough for this recipe is liquid. To lay it on a baking sheet, use a pastry syringe.
- We lay a baking sheet baking paper and grease it with oil. We squeeze future cookies onto the surface prepared in this way. Test strips squeeze out a length of ten centimeters.
- Sprinkle all the stripes of dough with powdered sugar.
- Bake "Savoyardi" 15 minutes in a preheated oven.
In the following recipe of cookies "Ladies Fingers" vanilla is introduced into the recipe. This flavor is associated with confectionery. Therefore, cookies with the addition of vanillin (or essences) will be even tastier.
We will need:
- two egg yolks;
- three egg whites;
- half a teaspoon of vanilla extract;
- fifty grams of flour;
- sixty grams of sugar.
Cooking vanilla "Savoyardi"
- Beat the whites until they turn into foam. Now pour half the sugar norm and continue beating until the sugar crystals are completely dissolved.
- In another bowl, beat the yolks of two eggs in the same way. Do not forget to pour the remaining sugar to the yolks.
- Stir these two air masses. Add vanilla extract.
- Add all the flour, sifting it through a strainer.
- Squeeze the dough using a pastry bag or syringe on a baking sheet.The baking tray must be covered with oiled parchment.
- Sprinkle generously for Savoyardi powdered sugar (you can use regular sugar).
- Now let the future liver separate a bit (10 minutes).
- Send to a hot oven for ten or fifteen minutes.
- Remove ready "fingers" need to be hot.
Store Savoyardi preferably in a closed container. But we suggest not to keep such delicious cookies, but to make a magnificent dessert from it.
Cake from ladies fingers cookies
Delicious, tender and not very difficult to prepare dessert. Of course, as with any dessert of this kind, you will have to tinker with it a bit. But you will receive from your family admiring glances, thanks and requests to prepare such a cake yet.
First we bake the "Lady Fingers" cookies according to any recipe above. Let them cool. Getting to the preparation of the cream and assembly of the cake.
- milk - 50 milliliters;
- yolks of two eggs;
- one protein;
- vanillin or vanilla sugar - pinch;
- sugar - 70 grams;
- vegetable cream - a glass;
- natural coffee;
- Soak one tablespoon of gelatin in cold milk for fifteen minutes.
- Grind the yolks and sugar until the crystals disappear.
- Gelatin with milk, warm in a water bath and combine it with beaten yolks.
- Beat the whites with vanilla sugar and add them to the gelatinous mass.
- Now proceed to beating the glass of cream. In the process they need to enter one spoonful of egg-gelatinous mass. Thus, it turns out air cream for "Tiramisu".
We collect dessert
We cover the dessert form with a film. Brew coffee. The strength of the drink, choose to taste. At the bottom of the form lay out a layer of butter cream. The thickness of the layer should be about two centimeters. Cookies "Ladies Fingers" dipped in coffee and laid on the cream. When the first layer of cookies is laid, again lay out a piece of cream on top of the biscuit sticks. Then - again dipped in coffee "Savoyardi". They should be the final layer for the dessert.
Left at night in a cold place, the cake will be soaked with cream and will get a stable form. Now you can lay it on a flat dish. Decorate with cream. Top with a little sprinkle with cocoa powder or grated chocolate.