Lobster meat, 2 pounds, Butter, 1 tablespoon, Flour, 1/2 tablespoon, Cream, 1 cup, Salt, 1 teaspoon, Eggs (yolks only), 2, Sherry, 2 tablespoons, Cayenne, 1/4 teaspoon.

Melt the butter in the chafing-dish and stir in the flour. When well mixed add gradually the cream, stirring constantly. When hot and smooth add the lobster-meat which has been cut into medium pieces, and cook until the lobster is well heated.

Add the salt, cayenne, sherry, and the beaten yolks of the eggs, stir all well in, and serve at once.