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Eggs 'Alla Sciarmante'

Instructions

Hard boil four eggs; cut into several pieces. Then prepare the following:

Ingredients

  • 1 heaping tablespoon of sugar
  • rind of 1/4 of lemon
  • 1 scant cup of water
  • cinnamon
  • 1 cup of milk or cream
  • yolks of 4 eggs
  • lemon juice

Instructions

Boil down to a syrup sugar, rind of lemon, water, and a little piece of cinnamon.

Then remove the lemon-rind and the cinnamon, and add milk or cream.

When heated through, take off of fire, and add the yolks, beating well together.

Then pour the sauce over the hard-boiled eggs in a shallow baking-dish, put it in a very moderate oven, and bake.

Before serving squeeze on a little lemon juice and garnish with squares of fried bread.

Source

Simple Italian Cookery.

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