Pulverized sugar, 1 1/4 pounds, Eggs, strictly fresh-laid, 12, Best cognac, 1 quart, Champagne, 1/2 pint, Powdered nutmeg, 1 even tablespoon, Fresh sweet milk, 2 quarts, Sweet cream, 1 quart.

Thoroughly beat up the yolks of the eggs and incorporate them with the other ingredients by repeated stirring. Make the whites of the eggs into light snowy foamy whiteness, and place on top.

This receipt makes about 1 gallon of egg-nog.