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Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Ladyfingers

Ladyfinger biscuits on a black slateThis week’s Tuesdays with Dorierecipe from Baking Chez Moi was a simple classic – ladyfingers, sometimes known as Savoiardi (Italian) or Boudoir (in French). These sponge finger cake-bisuits are the base of tiramisú, trifles or charlotte cakes and are soft and spongey as opposed to crunchy.

I made a full batch but mine turned out more like “giantfingers” than elegant, slim ladyfingers. I found them a bit hard to pipe and keep them thin while keeping to the 4-inch length. No matter.. I plan on using these in some kind of trifle to share with friends (at a distance) this weekend!

Dorie Greenspan Ladyfinger biscuits on a black slateThis is a great recipe – very easy to make and I’ll remember it as a “go to” for this classic!

Get the recipe for Dorie Greenspan’s Ladyfingers on page 246 of Baking Chez Moi.

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4 Responses to Tuesdays with Dorie (Baking Chez Moi): Ladyfingers

  1. Kim June 9, 2020 at 17:52 #

    I think they look great and I am sure will taste perfect in whatever dessert you choose!

  2. Diane Zwang June 9, 2020 at 18:50 #

    I can’t recommend the raspberry tiramisu enough.

  3. steph (whisk/spoon) June 9, 2020 at 18:58 #

    i will start calling them boudoir! i’ve never liked the name ladyfingers. hahaha

  4. Zosia June 10, 2020 at 09:19 #

    Trifle sounds like a delicious end use for them!

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