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Chocolate Egg Cream

mangiabeve Dec 8, 2006 07:08 PM

I know the ingredients for an old fashioned new york egg cream, but I've had screaming matches with friends about what goes in the glass first. Let's see what you got!

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    marlie202 Dec 8, 2006 07:10 PM

    choco syrup,iced cold milk -seltzer-

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      syberyenta Dec 8, 2006 09:34 PM

      always, syrup first
      --fuggedaboudit

      1. Cheese Boy Dec 9, 2006 02:46 AM

        So there's no debate here... http://www.foxs-syrups.com/egg_cream....

        1. mangiabeve Dec 9, 2006 02:00 PM

          Thanks, I didn't think so, but my friend insisted that the milk was last! what a bozo!

          1. ltlevy Dec 10, 2006 12:15 AM

            I always thought that chocolate egg cream was redundant. Any other "flavor" wouldn't be an egg cream.

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            1. re: ltlevy
              johnk Dec 13, 2006 04:29 PM

              Growing up in Sunnyside Queens there was an option of a vanilla egg cream. I used to switch back and forth. Always had a couple of pretzel sticks out of the container on the counter also.
              Three for a dime. ( Circa 1969 ).
              Regards,
              JK

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              marlie202 Dec 16, 2006 01:24 PM

              Coffee egg creams rock as well as chocolate--I never really like the vanilla

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              1. re: marlie202
                johnk Dec 17, 2006 11:40 AM

                Ice cold milk is the key to a great egg cream.
                JK

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