King of the Carnival Ice Cream

Creme a la Glace au Rex

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Picayune's Creole Cook Book

By The Times Picayune Publishing Company

Published 1901

  • About

Ingredients

  • A Quart of Milk, or Cream
  • 6 Eggs
  • 2 Cupfuls of

Method

This cream was originated by a famous New Orleans connoisseur in honor of “Rex, ” the King of the world-famed New Orleans Carnivals. It was first served at a Carnival luncheon on St. Charles Avenue. The King’s colors are purple, green and gold. The Cream represents these colors, and is made according to the following directions:

Make a plain Ice Cream. Divide into three distinct