Silver Cake

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.

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