Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook

The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2020

  • About

The egg-flip, which is similar to American eggnog but without the milk or cream, is related to the posset, a dairy-based alcoholic concoction that dates back to medieval times and remained popular for centuries among the English upper class. The term flip comes from the recipe direction to pour, or “flip,” the finished drink between two jugs for a couple of minutes just before serving “to froth the flip thoroughly.” Of egg-flip and its kin, ale-flip (which includes butter in addition