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Catholic Recipe: Lamb’s Wool (1)

    INGREDIENTS

  • Pulp of 6 baked apples
  • 1 quart of strong hot ale
  • freshly ground nutmeg
  • powdered ginger
  • granulated sugar
  • Details

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time: 2 hours
  • Difficulty:
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 21+
  • Origin: England

Traditionally Lamb's Wool, a warm and flavored ale, was always served with Twelfth Day Cake, for the feast of Epiphany.

DIRECTIONS

Add the pulp of 6 baked apples to 1 quart of strong hot ale, together with a small quantity of freshly ground nutmeg and some powdered ginger. Add granulated sugar to sweeten to taste. The mixture must be stirred "assiduously and let it be served hot."

Recipe Source: Feast Day Cookbook by Katherine Burton and Helmut Ripperger, David McKay Company, Inc., New York, 1951
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