Required: Two yolks of eggs. Half a gill of milk. One ounce of castor sugar. Half a gill of cream. Three tablespoonfuls of brandy.

Mix together the yolks, milk, and sugar, put the basin over some hot water, and whisk them until they are frothy. Next add the brandy, and continue to whisk the mixture until it is cold. Whip the cream lightly, add it, and serve.