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Floating Islands Recipe
|Vanilla essence||3 Drop (Few Drops)|
|Eggs||3 , separated|
|Fresh strawberries||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 935 Calories from Fat 207
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 23 g35.3%
Saturated Fat 9.1 g45.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 658.4 mg
Sodium 306.9 mg12.8%
Total Carbohydrates 162 g54.1%
Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7%
Sugars 159.7 g
Protein 27 g54.4%
Vitamin A 19.7% Vitamin C 86%
Calcium 36.6% Iron 17.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Add the vanilla essence.
Whisk 2 egg whites until stiff then whisk in 4 oz. (1/2 cup) of sugar a teaspoon at a time, whisking well after each addition.
Place tablespoons of meringue on top of the milk and poach for 10 minutes, until set.
Place meringue 'islands' on a plate.
Strain the milk and measure 1 pint (2-1 cups).
Beat together the egg yolks, remaining egg and remaining sugar.
Pour on the measured milk, return to the pan and heat gently, without simmering, until thickened.
Strain the custard into a large shallow dish.
Lay the 'islands' on top and serve with fresh strawberries.
Serve warm or cold.