Butter Sponge for French Pastry
Pies & Pastries
Grated lemon rind
Combine eggs and sugar. Heat over hot water, beating constantly
until warm (95 F). Remove from fire and beat until cool and stiff.
Add flour which has been sifted, measured, and sifted with
cornstarch, salt, and baking powder. Mix as lightly as possible. Add
lemon juice and rind. Add butter slowly, stirring constantly. Pour
into well-oiled pan. Bake in moderate oven (375 F) about 20 minutes.
When cool cut into various shapes. Ice with different colored icing.
Decorate with fancy designs of contrasting colors. The Household