Soak half an ounce of pulverized gum arabic in half a cupful of cold
water for 30 minutes. Dissolve it over hot water.
Add one cupful of powdered sugar and cook until it will spin a thread.
Pour this upon the stiffly beaten whites of two eggs, and when well
blended add gradually a pint of boiling cream, a few drops of essence of
peppermint and a tiny pinch of baking soda.
Serve while it foams, sprinkled with a little powdered cinnamon.
Unquiet meals make ill digestions.
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