This is another very old southern recipe. Syllabub can be served alone or over fruit.
1 C whipping cream
1 egg white
½ C powdered sugar
3 Tbl sweet wine or sherry
Whip the cream with half the sugar. Beat the egg white until foamy, then gradually add the remaining sugar, beating until stiff. Gently combine cream with egg and add wine. Serve in glasses or over fruit in compotes.