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Servings: 2
Categories: Non-Alcoholic Beverages

    2.00 qt Milk
    1.00 Cinnamon stick
    4.00 oz Almonds
    Sweetner of your choice

SOURCE: Best of the Best from Virginia Cookbook- Selected Recipes from Virginia;s Favorite Cookbooks, first printing 1991, ISBN #0-937552-41-0. This one came from The Virginia House-wife. MM format by Ursula R. Taylor. This is a necessary refreshment at all parties. Boil 2 quarts of milk with a sitck of cinnamon, then let it stand to be quite cold, first taking out the cinnamon stick. Then blanch 4 oz. of the best sweet almonds, then pound them in a marble mortar with a little rosewater. Mix well with the milk and sweeten to your taste. Boil again for only a few minutes, just in case the almonds are oily. Strain through a fine sieve, till smooth and free from almonds; serve it either cold or luke-warm in glasses with handles.

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