Vanilla Egg Cream

Preparation info
  • Makes


    egg cream
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Pure Vanilla: Irresistible Recipes and Essential Techniques

By Shauna Sever

Published 2012

  • About

If you’re a New Yorker of a certain age, the egg cream is likely an essential part of your personal fabric. If you’ve never had one, you might be surprised to learn that it doesn’t contain any eggs. (the origins of the name are hotly debated.) traditionally, an egg cream is made with whole milk and chocolate syrup, but since vanilla simple syrup is thinner than chocolate syrup, I re-create the creaminess of the original by using half- and-half instead of milk. I offer some general suggestio