April 6th – Washington Pie

3 Eggs

1/2 Cup of Light Brown Sugar

1 Teaspoon Baking Soda

1/4 Cup of Sour Cream

1/2 Cup of Molasses/Dark Brown Sugar

1/2 Teaspoon of Cinnamon

Grated rind of 1 Lemon

1 Teaspoon of Lemon Juice

1 1/2 Cups of Flour

Icing Sugar

Water to make up icing

Beat the yolks of 2 eggs until light and add to 1/2 cup of light brown sugar. Beat until creamy. Dissolve the baking soda in a little hot water, add it to the sour cream and stir this into the molasses. Mix the molasses or dark brown sugar and eggs mixtures together and add the cinnamon, lemon peel and flour. Beat the whites of the two eggs into a stiff froth and stir into the main mixture. Pour this into a greased and lined baking tin and bake for about 30 minutes in a moderate oven.

When cool top with the icing:

Make up as much icing sugar as suits, adding to it the white of the remaining egg, lemon juice and water and beat until its thick and just drops off a spoon.

Serve when icing hardened.