Recipe: Light Biscuit, No. 2

When you bake take a pint of sponge, one tablespoonful of melted BUTTER, one tablespoonful of sugar, the white of one egg beaten to a foam. Let rise until light, mold into BISCUITs, and when light bake.

The Whitehouse Cookbook, by Mrs. F.L. Gillette (Year 1887)