Hot Milk Posset

READY IN: 5mins
Recipe by Charlotte J

In Victorian England, children were allowed small glasses of wine at the dinner table. Alcohol was a traditional sleep aid for all ages back then. This posset was a classic drink that nannies would prepare for kids in their care who were having trouble falling asleep. Posted for Zaar World Tour II (2006)

Top Review by Studentchef

Talk about a wake up! I should have had this drink this morning instead of just now! Really good! I wasn't sure about the egg white, but it worked in this recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat in a saucepan the milk, lemon peel, sugar and almond extract.
  2. When it begins to scald, remove from heat.
  3. Beat egg white and add.
  4. Now add rum and brandy.
  5. Serve hot.

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