Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch: PRETTY WOMAN's Samantha Barks Whips Up Lady Fingers of the Night!
In Backstage Bite with Katie Lynch, come into Katie's kitchen with some of Broadway's brightest as they eat, drink and merrily mix it up. See your favorite stars out of their element as they whip up dishes inspired by their Broadway show. Watch what happens when these actors trade belting for baking!
In this episode, Katie is joined in the kitchen by the star of Pretty Woman, Samantha Barks! Check out the recipe for Katie's Lady Fingers of the Night below!
Barks garnered rave reviews and acclaim for her performance as Éponine in Universal's film adaptation of Les Misérables, directed by Tom Hooper starring alongside Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Eddie Redmayne, Amanda Seyfried, and Anne Hathaway. She received the Breakout Award at Glamour Magazine's Women of the Year Awards, Best Female Newcomer by the Empire Awards, the Spotlight Award from the Hollywood Film Festival, and was nominated for Young British Performer of the Year by the London Critics Circle. In 2008, Barks competed in the UK television program "I'd Do Anything" in which she was one of the finalists in a search for a new, unknown lead to play Nancy in a West End revival of Oliver!. Barks' career on the West End includes starring in The Donmar Warehouse's production of City of Angels, Honeymoon in Vegas, Oliver!, The Last Five Years and Les Misérables. Other theater credits include Velma in the Los Angeles Philharmonic's production of Chicago at The Hollywood Bowl, and her critically acclaimed performance of the title role in the world premiere of Amelie at Berkley Rep. Barks' film credits include The Christmas Candle, Bitter Harvest, The Revenger and Interlude in Prague.
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Lady Fingers of the Night
-3 Egg Yolks
-4 Egg Whites
-1/4C Sugar In The Raw + 1/4C Sugar In The Raw
-Begin by separating your whites from your yolks.
-Add 1/4C of sugar to the yolks and whisk together by hand and set aside.
-Using a mixer whisk together your egg whites until bubbles appear.
-Add 1/4C of sugar in a steady stream while egg whites are mixing on low.
-Continue to mix together sugar and egg whites until stiff peaks have formed.
-Gently Add and fold in egg yolks to your egg whites.
-Sift your flower into your egg mixture and gently fold together until creamy.
-Place batter into a piping bag and cut tip to create a hole for piping.
-On a greased baking pan pipe lady fingers in 3-4" lines.
-Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes.
-Once slightly cooled to crest your sandwiches fill with whipped cream and sliced strawberries and finish with a second lady finger.
-Enjoy while singing along to Pretty Woman The Musical!