Tom and Jerry


3 eggs, separated

3 tablespoons powdered sugar

1/2 teaspoon ground allspice

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon ground cloves

4 ounces brandy, lukewarm

4 ounces dark rum, lukewarm

Hot milk

Freshly grated nutmeg


In a large, clean bowl, beat the egg whites until stiff peaks form.

In a separate bowl, beat the egg yolks until light in colour; gradually beat in the sugar, allspice, cinnamon, and cloves. Fold the yolk mixture into the whites.

Pour 2 tablespoons into four mugs each. Add 1 ounce brandy and 1 ounce dark rum to each mug.

Fill with hot milk. Stir well, and dust with nutmeg.

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