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Musk Sugar

Preserves - Sweet
Historic

Sugar stored with a little musk wrapped in cloth (Plat 1609, etc)


Original Receipt in Plat 1609;

2. How to make musk-sugar of common-sugar
Bruise 4 or 6 graines of Muske: place them in a piece of sarcenet, fine Lawn or Cambrick doubled: lay this in the bottome of a gally pot, strewing your sugar thereon: stop your pot close, and all the Sugar in a few daies will both sent and taste of Muske: and you may lay more sugar thereon, when you have spent that sugar, which will also receive the like impression. Such Muske-sugar is sold for two shillings the pound.




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