White sugar, 1 lb.;
Butter, ½ lb.;
Eggs, whites of 10;
Flour, ¾ lb.;
Essence Bitter Almonds, 1 teaspoonful.
Beat to a cream one pound of fine white sugar and half a pound of butter; add the whites of ten eggs, whipped to a stiff froth; then add three quarters of a pound of flour; flavor with one teaspoonful of the essence of bitter almonds. Flavor the icing with rose-water.