Reception Cocoa

Preparation info

  • Difficulty


Appears in

The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book

By Fannie Merritt Farmer

Published 1896

  • About


  • 3 tablespoons cocoa.
  • β…“ cup sugar.
  • A few grains salt.
  • 4 cups milk.
  • ΒΎ cup boiling water.


Scald milk. Mix cocoa, sugar, and salt, adding enough boiling water to make a smooth paste; add remaining water and boil one minute; pour into scalded milk. Beat two minutes, using Dover egg-beater, when froth will form, preventing scum, which is so unsightly; this is known as milling.