Tom and Jerry batter, from Bernell
Mom wrote: Bernell says this is very good. Mom never tried it herself. Dated 1-3-83.
12 eggs, separated
2 dashes salt
2 dashes cream of tartar
1 pound powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla, generous
Beat whites and salt and cream of tartar until stiff. Beat in powdered sugar. Add vanilla and spices.
Beat yolks until stiff with salt and cream of tartar also.
Fold into beaten egg white and sugar mixture.
In cup, put 2 tablespoons butter, 1/2 ounce rum, 1/2 ounce brandy. Fill with hot water or hot milk. Sprinkle nutmeg on top.