Ben Franklin’s Spiced Brandy Punch | Recipe


ELIZABETH PEARCE

 

W. O. Geller: Franklin Surrounded by the Ladies at Court, ca. 1830

 

Benjamin Franklin’s Spiced Brandy Punch

  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground nutmeg
Whisk all ingredients together in a bowl. Serve over ice.

 

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