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egg cream

noun
1.
a cold beverage made with milk, flavoring syrup, and soda water.
Origin of egg cream
1950-1955
probably earlier than 1950-55
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  • On toast, with egg cream sauce like asparagus, they are especially nice.

    The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins
  • Serve with orange syrup sauce or with hard sauce flavored with vanilla and oil of orange, or with egg cream sauce.

    The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins
  • The butter may be omitted and a rich cream or egg cream sauce poured over the tips and around the omelet.

    The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins
  • Serve with cream, cream sauce, or egg cream or drawn butter sauce.

    The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins

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