Jane Austen's Negus

"Extremely popular party drink throughout Georgian and early Victorian times. This version comes from Mary Norwak's extensive library. (The Jane Austen Cookbook, Maggie Black & Deirdre Le Faye)"
 
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Ready In:
10mins
Ingredients:
5
Yields:
7 cups
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ingredients

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directions

  • Pour the port into a large, heatproof jug.
  • Rub the lemon with the sugar llumps, then squeeze the lemon juice and strain it.
  • Mix the sugar and lemon juice with the port, and add the boiling water.
  • Cover the jug until the liquid has cooled a bit, then serve in glasses with a scrap of grated nutmeg.

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