Oatmeal Posset

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By F. Marian McNeill

Published 2015

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Mrs. Cleland’s Recipe


  • flour of oatmeal
  • nutmeg
  • cinnamon
  • sugar
  • milk
  • sack
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Take a mutchkin (pint) of milk, boil it with nutmeg and cinnamon, and put in two spoonfuls of flour of oatmeal, and boil it till the rawness is off the oatmeal; then take three spoonfuls of sack and three spoonfuls of ale and two spoonfuls of sugar; set it over the fire till it is scalding hot, then put them to the milk, give it one stir, and let it stand on the fire for a minute or two, and po