Required : Half a pound of loaf sugar. One pint of boiling water. One gill of lemon-juice. Half a gill of sherry. Three-quarters of a pint of milk.

Dissolve the sugar in the boiling water, add the lemon-juice and sherry, then the milk, and mix thoroughly. Let it stand for five minutes. Then strain through a jelly-bag or a fine tammy cloth.

Put on ice till perfectly cold.

Cost, about iod.