Recipes > Beverages > Alcoholic Beverages > Brandy,
Recipes > Beverages > Alcoholic Beverages > Claret,
Recipes > Beverages > Alcoholic Beverages > Sherry > Claret Cup

Claret Cup


  • 2 quarts of claret
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of water
  • 5 lemons cut in slices
  • 1 dozen whole cloves
  • 2 quarts of charged Apollinaris or soda water
  • 1/4 cup of brandy, sherry or maraschino
  • ice


Boil the sugar and water about six minutes; let cool, then add the lemon slices, with seeds removed, and the cloves; let stand some hours in a cold place. When ready to serve, add the claret, water and liqueur, all chilled on ice. Put a piece of ice in the pitcher and pour over it the mixture. The beverage should not be sweet.


Print recipe/article only


Salads, Sandwiches, and Chafing-Dish Dainties (1909).

comments powered by Disqus