junket

Pronunciation: [JUHNG-kiht]

This sweet, mild-flavored dessert is made with milk, sugar, various flavorings and rennin (see rennet), the latter of which coagulates the mixture into a soft puddinglike texture. Junket is served chilled, sometimes accompanied by fruit.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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