My Lady Plymoths Sack Poset [Posset]

Item

Title

My Lady Plymoths Sack Poset [Posset]

Creator

Plymoth, Lady

Date

1694/1795

Description

Describes a recipe for "sack posset," a kind of hot drink made with milk curdled with alcohol. This recipe uses sack, a kind of white wine.

Transcript

My Lady Plymoths Sack Poset[Posset]

Take 8 Eggs whites & all half a Pinte of alle a qrter of a Pinte of Sack 3 half pintes of milk sweten it with Suger & Sinemond ceep it stiring till it be as thick as Creame yn[then] heat two coushens very hot lay one at ye[the] botom & an other on ye ye top, so ceep ym [them] shifting seting it by ye fire till it be as thick as a Cousterd so Sarve[serve] it up - --

Contributor

Caylor, Karmen
Landry, Elena
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.

Identifier

34

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