Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 35 mins

A hot milk drink for children. From The Art of Dutch Cooking. Posted for ZWT6.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Tie saffron, cloves, cinnamon and mace in a piece of cheesecloth.
  2. Place spice bundle and milk in a saucepan.
  3. Heat to just under the boiling point and simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Add sugar.
  5. Dissolve the cornstarch in a little water and add to milk mixture.
  6. Stir and cook for 5 minutes more.
  7. Press the spice bundle between two spoons, remove and serve.


Most Helpful

This is sweet, spicy and cream, just what your mother ordered to encourage sweet dreams. I made as written. Thanks for the post.

Debbwl September 06, 2011

I liked this - perfect for a cold afternoon, spicy and creamy. Made for ZWT 6 by Unrulies Under The Influence.

Coasty July 02, 2010

I am not sure if i did something wrong, i followed the directions but it just did not work for me but i could not find mace blade so i had to skip that. I will try to make it again as i thought it was a good looking recipe. Made for ZWT6

Iceland May 26, 2010

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