Washington pie

Yield: 10 Servings

Measure Ingredient
⅔ cup Sugar
¼ cup Shortening
1 \N Egg
1 teaspoon Vanilla flavoring
1½ cup Flour
¼ teaspoon Salt
2 teaspoons Baking powder
½ cup Milk
2 tablespoons Butter
¾ cup Sugar
⅛ teaspoon Salt
⅓ cup Flour
2 \N Egg; well beaten
2 cups Milk; scalded
½ teaspoon Vanilla flavoring
\N \N The Household Searchlight Recipe Book


Cream shortening and sugar; add unbeaten egg. Add vanilla. Beat thoroughly. Sift flour, measure, and sift with salt and baking powder. Add alternately with milk to creamed shortening and sugar.

Pour into 2 well-oiled layer cake pans. Bake in moderate oven (375 F) about 20 minutes. Put layers together with cream filling.

Sprinkle top with powdered sugar. Serve with whipped cream.

Cream filling: Combine butter, sugar, salt, flour and eggs. Add milk slowly, stirring constantly. Cook over hot water until thick and smooth. Add vanilla.

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