1878 American and other drinks



59 BALTIMORE EGG NOGG. For a Party ofFifteen.

Take the yolks of sixteen eggs, and twelve table-spoonfuls of powdered loaf sugar, and beat them to the consistency of cream; to this add two-thirds of a nutmeg grated, and beat them together; then mix in half a pint of brandy or Jamaica rum, and two wine glasses of Madeira. Have ready the whites of the eggs whipped to a stiff troth, which then beat into the mixture. When this is done, stir in six pints of rich milk. There is no heat used. Egg Nogg made in this manner is digestible, and will not cause headache. It makes an excellent drink for debilitated persons and a nourishing diet for consumptives.


Use large tumbler. One egg; one and a half tea-spoonful of sugar; two or three small lumps ofice. Fill the tumbler with cider and shake well. This is a splendid drink,and is very popularon the Mississippi river. It was General Harrison's favourite drink.



One table-spoonful of white sugar ; one egg; two wine glasses of sherry. Dissolve the sugar with a little water; break the yolk of an egg in a large glass; put in one quarter of a tumbler of broken ice; fill with milk,and shake up until the egg is thoroughly mixed with the other ingredients; then grate a little nutmeg on top, and "Qytttiffthe nectar cztp,•which gives delight."

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