Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

Yet another recipe from Southern Living 1981, Syllabub, depending on how it's made, can be a custard type dessert or a beverage. It's made with cream (or milk) and wine or other spirits. Recipes for Syllabub can be traced back to the 17th century. This particular recipe produces a lighter eggnog-type beverage. Cook time is the time listed to chill the beverage.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the sugar and wine on low heat in a 1 1/2 quart saucepan until the sugar dissolves; stirring constantly.
  2. Remove from heat and slowly add in the half-and-half.
  3. Beat until frothy; chill completely, about 1 1/2 hours.
  4. Pour into glasses, top with whipped cream and sprinkle with nutmeg.


Most Helpful

Is it a drink? Is it dessert? Who cares!?! It's delicious!!! Made for ZWT3...a Toast to the Captains!

A Good Thing June 24, 2007

Wow, it was the first time tastying this beverage and I love it. Easy to make with ingredients that I have always on hand. I served to my friends with a bowl of fresh strawberries and everyone asked for a recipe. Made it for ZWT3. Thanks Dreamgoddess for a terrific recipe!

katia May 28, 2007

Great recipe.This is a variation which is well worth trying.Instead of heating the sugar and wine,leave it to marinate overnight, I also add the peel of one lemon which I remove next day and about 4 tbsp of either brandy, madeira or sherry. I prefer madeira, the mingled flavors are sublime.

Monkey Face July 04, 2006

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