Meatballs in Cream

Serves 4 Combine beef, potatoes, breadcrumbs, egg, allspice, nutmeg, pepper, salt and sugar. Knead well, gradually adding milk. Shape into 20 balls 1½" in diameter. Melt butter, large frying pan, moderate heat, cover bottom with 1 layer of meatballs. Fry until well browned (6 to 8 minutes). Keep warm, and brown remaining balls. Sprinkle with Madeira. Scald cream over moderate heat (just under boiling). Pour over meatballs in casserole. Bake in preheated 325°F oven for 40 minutes (until well cooked). Serve with sautéed potatoes and steamed broccoli.