Required: Half a pound of lump sugar. Half a pint of water. Four yolks of eggs. Half a pint of whipped cream. Liqueur to flavour.

Boil the sugar and water to a syrup which will form a thread between the finger and thumb. Pour it on to the yolks, and whip them until cold. Next stir in the whipped cream lightly, and flavour with liqueur. Serve as cold as possible. Cost, from 1s. 6d.