2/3 cup almonds 3 stalks celery
6 bitter almonds 3 tablespoons butter
4 tablespoons cold water 3 tablespoons flour 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 cups scalded milk
3 cups White Stock III 1 cup cream
1 small onion Salt and pepper
Blanch, chop, and pound almonds in a mortar. Add gradually water and salt; then add stock, sliced onion, and celery, let simmer one hour, and rub through a sieve. Melt butter, add flour, and pour on gradually the hot liquor; then add milk, cream, and salt and pepper to taste. Serve with Mock Almonds .