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To Make buttered egges.

This is an excerpt from The Second part of the good Hus-wiues Iewell
(England, 1597)
The original source can be found at the University of Michigan's "Corpus of Middle English Prose and Verse"

To make buttered Egges.. TAke eight yolkes of egges, and put them into a pint of creame, beat them together and straine them into a possenet all, setting vpon the fire and stirring it, & let it seeth vntil it quaile, then take it and put it into a clean cloth, and let it hang so that the Waye may auoide from it, and when it is gone beate it into a dishe of rosewater and suger, with a spoon, and so shall you haue fine butter. This doon, you may take the white of the same eggs putting it into another pint of Cream, vsing it as the yolkes were vsed, and thus you may haue as fine white butter as you haue yellow butter.


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