ADVOKAAT - Egg-cognac: a potent sweet alcoholic beverage
INGREDIENTS and PROPORTIONS:
1 1/2 cups
2 Tbsp vanilla sugar
2 cups milk
9 egg yolks
1 1/2 cups
95% grain alcohol
(1) Mix sugars.
(2) Boil milk with half of sugars for two minutes. Let
it cool down. (For the milk it is easiest to use
a pot which can later be used with a mixer.)
(3) Mix well (mixer at high speed) the yolks with the
other half of the sugars.
(4) Using mixer add to milk. Then (still using mixer)
add alcohol slowly. (The result is quite fluid,
sweet and strong.)
(5) Bottle and let rest for two weeks to let the mix-
TIME-CONSUMING: 5 minutes preparation, 2 weeks aging.
DIFFICULTY RATE: Easy
This advokaat can be drunk or, better yet, eaten with a
spoon: it is quite thick.
Advokaat is the Dutch word for "egg cognac". It is highly
recommended for A. I. (Alcohol Imbibing) meetings. This
recipe is my modification of a recipe I obtained in Poland.
It makes a potent, superb advokaat (or egg-cognac). The milk
and eggs are healthy, the sugar and alcohol are not.
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