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Huckle My Buff

As featured in Jamie and Jimmy’s Friday Night Feast, Huckle My Buff is an early 18th century hot drink combining gin or cognac and beer.

Jamie Oliver Huckle My Buff
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The Recipe


  • Fresh Egg yolk
  • 150ml Harveys Porter
  • 35ml Cognac
  • 20g Muscovado sugar
  • 30ml ginger juice/Liqueur
  • Nutmeg


Gently BLEND all ingredients on a slow speed then warm in a saucepan, gently stirring with a whisk (or microwave for 30 seconds and stir)

Then pour into warmed glass and finish with freshly grated nutmeg.

If you make several servings in one batch, keep warm and serve from a sous-vide or heated soup kettle at 60°C.


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