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


  • 2 packages lady fingers or pound cake, thinly sliced

  • 6 eggs, separated

  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1 pint whipping cream

  • Pinch of salt

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

  • Strawberries or peaches for topping


1.  Line a spring mold pan with split lady fingers, covering the bottom first, then sides.
2.  Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon-colored.  Add sugar gradually and beat until light.
3.  Beat whipping cream until thick.  Fold into egg mixture.
4.  Add salt to egg whites and beat until stiff.  Fold into cream mixture, adding vanilla.
5.  Pour mixture into lined pan of lady fingers and freeze immediately.  Top with fresh or frozen fruit to serve.


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