From "To Market, To Market...A Collection of Kentucky Recipes," published in cooperation with your Daily Inbox Newsletter.


  • 18 lady fingers
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 1 package (6 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 4 eggs, separated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • Whipped Cream
  • Shaved chocolate


1. Split lady fingers. Line bottom and sides of 9 x 5 x 3-inch loaf pan (or 6-inch springform pan) with wax paper. Arrange lady fingers against sides and along bottom of pan. Save remaining to use between filling.
2. Add 2 Tablespoons water to chocolate and melt over hot water. Stir until smooth. Cool.
3. Cream butter; add powdered sugar.
4. Beat egg yolks until thick. Add to the butter and sugar mixture. Add chocolate and vanilla.
5. Beat egg whites until stiff; gently stir into chocolate mixture.
6. Alternate layers of filling and lady fingers in lined pan. Chill overnight.
7. Garnish with whipped cream and shaved chocolate.

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