1948 The Bon Vivant's Companion by George A Zabriskie (2nd edition)
The BonVivant's Companion
quart of strong beer; to this isaddeda pint of gin; a bottle of sherry is put into a saucepan, with a stick of cinnamon, a nutmeg grated, a dozen large lumps of sugar, and the rind of a lemon peeledvery thin; when the wine boils, it is poured upon the gin and beer, and the whole drunk hot.
Tom and Jerry Use punch bowl jar the mixture
5 pounds of sugar 12 eggs
^ small glass of Jamaica rum I Yz teaspoonfuls of cinnamon Yi teaspoonful of cloves Yi teaspoonful of allspice
Beat the whites of the eggs to a stiff froth, and the yolks imtil they are as thin aswater; then mix together and add the spices and rum; thickenwith sugaruntU the mixture attains the consistency of a hght batter. To deal out Tom and Jerry: Take a small bar glass, and to one tablespoonful of the above mixture add one wineglass of brandy; fill the glass with boiling water; grate a little nutmeg on top. Adepts at the bar in serving Tom and Jerry sometimes adopt a mixtureof brandy, ^4 Jamaica rum, ^ SantaCruz rum, instead of brandy plain. This compound is usually mixed and kept in a bottle, and awineglass is used to each tumblerof Tom and Jerry. A teaspoonful of cream of tartar, or as much bicarbonate of soda as you canget on a dime, willpreventthe sugar fromsettling to the bottom of the mixture. [72 ]
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