French Sponge Cookies
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1/2 c Sifted cake flour (not
3/4 ts Baking powder
1/4 ts Salt
3 lg Eggs, separated
1/2 ts Almond extract
1/4 ts Vanilla extract
6 tb Sugar
FROM: Shelley Rodgers
The good news: these luscious cookies are not off-limits to some
diabetics and others who must restrict their sugar intake.
Prep time: 10 minutes Baking time: 10 minutes
Preheat oven to 350~. Lightly coat 2 cookie sheets with vegetable
cooking spray. Sift flour, baking powder and ssalt together. Beat
egg yolks with almond and vanilla extracts in mixer bowl until pale
and thick. In clean mixer bowl, with clean beaters, beat egg whites
to soft peaks. Beat in sugar 1 tablespoon at a time, until stiff and
glossy. Gently fold in egg yolks. Fold in dry ingredients just until
blended. Drop by level tablespoonsful 2 inches apart onto prepared
cookie sheets. Bake 10 minutes or until golden. Carefully transfer to
wire racks to cool completely.
Makes 4 dozen.
Per cookie: 15 calories, 0 gm protein, 0 gm fat, 2 gm carbohydrates,
22 mg sodium, 13 mg cholesterol.
Four cookies equals 1 bread or starch cooking.
[The Art of Diabetic Cooking by Mary Abbott Hess and Katharine
Middleton, Contemporary Books, 1988 ]
[ Ladies’ Home Journal, May 1991 ]
** this comes from the bottom of the files of Shelley Rodgers =-