Whipt Syllabub

Preparation info
  • Serves


    , depending on the size of your glass and strength of your wrist
    • Difficulty


Appears in
At Christmas We Feast: Festive Food Through the Ages

By Annie Gray

Published 2021

  • About

‘A Lady’, 1836, The Cook’s Complete Guide76

One of the mainstays of the dessert table, whipt syllabub was also a good party pick-me-up as well as being used on trifles. Seventeenth-century recipes had called for the cook to milk a cow into the alcohol, which could be cider, beer or wine, depending on the region and the recipe. However, it seems unlikely this was done with any frequency, merely pla