1847 Oxford night caps (4th edition)


summer, let it stand until it is cold, and then put it into a bucket of ice. Care must be taken that the ice water does not get into the jug which contains this Punch.


Extract the juice from the peeling of a lemon, by rubbing loaf sugar on it. Pour one pint of boiling water on it. Add the juice of six lemons, one pint of rum, and a pint of port

Sweeten it to your taste, and it is fit for



MILK PUNCH. Warm two quarts of water and one of new milk, then mix them well together, and sweeten it with a sufficient quantity of loaf sugar. Rub a few knobs of loaf sugar on the peeling of a lemon ; put them into a jug with the above, and pour into it gradually half a pint of lemon juice, stirring the mixture as it is poured in. Then add one quart of white brandy. Strain it through a flannel bag or a fine hair sieve,


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