Recipe: Liquid Brandy Sauce

Brown over the fire three tablespoonfuls of sugar; add a cupful of water, six whole cloves and a piece of stick cinnamon, the yellow rind of a lemon cut very thin; let the Sauce boil, strain while hot, then pour it into a Sauce bowl Containing the juice of the lemon and a cup of brandy. Serve warm.

The Whitehouse Cookbook, by Mrs. F.L. Gillette (Year 1887)