Auld Man’s Milk

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By F. Marian McNeill

Published 2015

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Meg Dods’s Recipe


  • milk or cream
  • rum
  • whisky or brandy
  • eggs
  • nutmeg or lemon zest


Beat the yolks and whites of six eggs separately. Put to the beat yolks sugar and a quart of new milk or thin sweet cream. Add to this rum, whisky, or brandy to taste (about a half-pint). Slip in the whipt whites, and give the whole a gentle stir up in the china punch-bowl, in which it should be mixed. It may be flavoured with nutmeg or lemon zest. This morning dram is the same as the egg-nogg