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Blueberry Orange Floating Islands

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Ingredients
  Hot water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Egg whites 2
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Blueberries 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Banana 1 Medium, sliced to make 1 cup
Directions

In a medium skillet heat the water till simmering.
Meanwhile, for meringue, in a large mixer bowl beat egg whites and vanilla to soft peaks (tips curl over).
Gradually add sugar, beating to stiff peaks.
Drop meringue by spoonfuls into simmering water, making 4 mounds.
Simmer, uncovered, about 5 minutes or till meringues are set.
Lift meringues from water with a slotted spoon.
Drain meringues on paper towels.
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan stir together sugar and cornstarch.
Add orange juice all at once.
Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly, then cook and stir 2 minutes more.
Remove saucepan from heat.
Stir in blueberries and banana.
Spoon the fruit mixture into individual dessert dishes.
Top each with a meringue.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Mixing
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Orange
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes

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