Pub Scene (Victoria and Albert Museum)


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Syllabub was a popular dessert in the eighteenth and nineteenth century England. It was popular for celebrations and special occasions due to its festive apperance. Many original recepies has survived and generally Syllabub was made with a mixture of whipped cream, white wine, sugar and juice and zest of lemon. White wine can be substituted with non alcoholic cider.

For 4 persons:

4 cups of white wine
6 tbs of white sugar
1/2 cup  of lemon juice
1 1/2 cups of whipped cream
zest of lemon

Whip cream until thick in a chilled bowl. When the cream begins to thicken, add sugar, white wine, lemon juice and zest of lemon.
Continue to whip until thick. Spoon the mixture in to footed parfait glasses and chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.