A Boke of Gode Cookery Presents

To make Almond Cream

PERIOD: England, 17th century | SOURCE: The Accomplish'd Lady's Delight In Preserving, Physick, Beautifying, and Cookery, 1675 | CLASS: Authentic

DESCRIPTION: A recipe for making cream from almonds

To make Almond Cream.

Take blanched Almonds beaten in a Mortar very small, putting in now and then one spoonful of Cream to keep them from Oyling; then boyl as much Cream as you please with your beaten Almonds, together with a blade of Mace, and season it with Sugar; then strain it, and stir it, till it be almost cold, and then let it stand till you serve it, and then Garnish your Dish with fine Sugar scraped thereon.

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