Put the white of one egg into a bowl with a half-teaspoonful of water, and
beat till light. Then stir in a cup of sifted powdered sugar, and put on the
cake while that is still warm, and smooth it over with a wet knife.
Melt one square of Baker's chocolate in a saucer over the teakettle, and put
in two tablespoonfuls of milk and stir till smooth. Add two
tablespoonfuls of sugar and a small half-teaspoonful of butter, and stir
again. Take it off the stove and put it on the cake while both are warm.
1/2 cup of milk.
2 cups brown sugar.
Butter the size of an egg.
1 teaspoonful of vanilla.
Mix the butter, sugar, and milk, and cook till it is smooth and thick,
stirring all the time and watching it carefully to see that it does not
burn; take it off and put in the vanilla, and spread while warm on a warm
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