To Make Mrs Fleetwoods Surfeit Watter

Item

Title

To Make Mrs Fleetwoods Surfeit Watter

Date

en 1694/1795

Transcript

To Make Mrs [F]leetwoods [Furfeit] Watter
Rx 6 pound of Rasins of ye Sun stone [illegible] 4 pound of figes slise them 2 pound of dates shreed 8 ounces of liquoo[illegible] scrapt, sliced halfe an ounce of Cinnamon as much of - Mace & Cloves bruies these spices, let them all in fuse in 3 Gallonsof Aquavite & [strikeout] 3 Gallons of Anniseed watter in an earthen- jar 14 days sturing it once every day then put to it 2 quarts of di[f]stilled popy watter, as much of red rose watter a peck of Clove July Flowers Cut ye topes in, as many popy Flowers as will Colour it Claret Colour clean pickt, sifted from ye seeds then strain it through a jelly bag let it stand a day & a night yn bottell it up you must keep it close- coverd all this while swetten it when you bottell it w[inserted above: th] very fine powder suger, you may destill the druges and will yield you an excelent white [surfiet] watter

Contributor

Caylor, Karmen
Le, Vincent

Source

Elizabeth Fairfax cookbook, Collection #C0202, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Publisher

George Mason University Libraries

Rights

Public domain. There are no known restrictions.

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