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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook

By Annie Gray

Published 2019

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Syllabubs first appeared in cookery books in the seventeenth century and remained popular until the end of the twentieth century. Many early recipes call for the cook to mix alcohol and sugar and then milk a cow directly into the mixture. As amusing (and bonkers) as this sounds, it’s unlikely it was actually done (much), for a whisk does the job just as well. These early syllabubs were made by whisking thin cream to a froth like bath bubbles, which was then dried out and served floating on