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  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup sugar (superfine is best)
  • 3 drops vanilla extract
  • pinch of baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons of your favorite whiskey or 1/2 rum and 1/2 brandy (for each serving)
  • scalded milk
  • nutmeg (freshly ground if possible)


Beat separately until very light the whites and yolks of the 2 eggs. Add 1/3 cup sugar to egg whites, continuing to beat until fluffy. Add the beaten egg yolks to whites of eggs. Add 3 drops of vanilla and a pinch of baking soda, continuing to beat well. Put your desired liquor into each mug and fill each with scalded milk. Stir and sprinkle with nutmeg.

serves 8

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Submitted 6/13/05.
Source: Auntie Bea
Submitted By: Dale Studebaker
Tom and Jerry's