There is a legend about the origin of this strange name. Allegedly there was a cantor by the name of Goga in
Choral Synagogue in the city of Mogilev a cantor by the name of Goga. To his great sorrow,
Goga lost his voice and lost his livelihood. He tried all sorts of remedies
to restore his voice.
Finally, someone got him to shake raw eggs with
with wine and drink it. The remedy worked. The new drink was called gogolmogol, as Goga was from Mogilev.
0.5 teaspoon of instant coffee
1 tablespoon of cognac
3 tablespoons sugar
1 egg yolk
Whisk the egg yolk and sugar until white.
Stiff and thick mass should form, add coffee,
Cognac, mix together.