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Chaculato
Drinks
Historic

Hot wine with grated chocolate ("chaculato") egg yolks and sugar. This, in Wooley 1672, is the first known reference to chocolate in an English cookbook.


Original Receipt in Wooley 1672;

163. To make Chaculato.
Take half a Pint of Claret Wine, boil it a little, then scrape some Chaculato very fine and put into it, and the Yolks of two Eggs, stir them well together over a slow Fire till it be thick, and sweeten it with Sugar according to your taste.




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