Cardinal Slices

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Total time: 45 min

Servings: 1.0 (servings)

For the meringue:

For the sponge mixture:

For the filling:


For the cardinal slice, first prepare the meringue. Beat the egg whites with the granulated sugar until stiff. On a baking tray lined with parchment paper, spread three strips twice, leaving enough space between each strip for a sponge cake strip.

the sponge mixture Beat yolks, eggs, sugar and vanilla sugar until foamy. Mix flour and baking powder and fold into the mixture. Pour the mixture into a piping bag and place a sponge cake strip between the egg white strips.

Bake in the preheated oven first at 200 °C for 10 minutes, then open at 120 °C for 5 minutes and finish at 120 °C for another 20 minutes. It is best to leave to dry overnight in the oven.

For the filling, whip the cream until stiff and season with powdered sugar. Spread one strip with jam, spread whipped cream on top and carefully place the second strip on top.

Sprinkle the cardinal slices with powdered sugar.

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