Lady Cake

Sugar, 1 lb.;

Butter, 6 oz.;

Eggs, whites of 12;

Flour, ¾ lb.;

Lemon, or Bitter Almond.

Stir together one pound of sugar and six ounces of butter; add the whites of twelve eggs whipped to a froth, and three quarters of a pound of flour; flavor with bitter almond or with the juice and grated rind of one lemon. Bake in square shallow tins, and flavor the frosting with vanilla.

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