(Yield 8 lbs)
7 lb confectioner's sugar
2 tsp cream Of tartar
1 pint egg whites
lemon juice from 2 whole lemons
Sift sugar with cream of tartar Using stand up mixer with paddle
attachment, add 6 lb of sugar, holding 1 lb in reserve On first
speed, add the lemon juice and egg whites, mixing to incorporate,
add a little of the reserved sugar if needed. On second speed,
trying not to incorporate air into the mixture, mix to stiff peak.
While using, keep container covered with a wet (not dripping) cloth.
When storing, use a wet cloth with a tight container cover.