Biersuppe (Beer Soup) Recipe
1 1/2 tbsp (heaping) flour
50 g butter (3 1/2 tbsp)
1 liter beer
1 small piece of cinnamon
1 sugar to taste
2 egg yolk
1/8 liter milk (1/2 cup plus 1/2 tbsp)
1 toasted white [french] bread
From grandmother's more thrifty times; rarely encountered today.
Brown the flour in the butter, then add beer. Add cinnamon and sugar
and bring to a boil. Whisk together the egg yolk and milk and stir
into the hot (but no longer boiling) beer. Strain, and serve with
toasted slices of bread.
From: D'SCHWAEBISCH' KUCHE' by Aegidius Kolb and Leonhard Lidel,
Allgaeuer Zeitungsverlag, Kempten. 1976. (Translation/Conversion:
Karin Brewer) Posted by: Karin Brewer, Cooking Echo, 9/92
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