SOPA D'ORO: OR GOLDEN SOUP.
Clarify a pound of sugar in a quarter of a pint of water, and the same
quantity of orange flower-water; cut into pieces the size of dice
a thin slice of toasted bread, or cut it into shapes with a paste
cutter, throw it, while hot, into the sugar, with an ounce of sweet
almonds pounded very finely, then take the beaten yolks of four eggs.
Pour over the sugar and bread, stir gently, and let it simmer a few
minutes. Serve in a deep glass dish, sprinkled over with pounded