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Floating Island

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Ingredients
  Soft custard 1 Cup (16 tbs)
For poached meringues:
  Milk/Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg whites 2
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vanilla extract 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

Prepare Soft Custard, substituting 2 egg yolks for 1 of the eggs.
Pour custard into a serving bowl or individual dessert dishes; chill.
Scald milk or heat water to boiling in a large heavy skillet or saucepan.
Beat egg whites, salt, and extract until frothy; add sugar gradually, beating constantly until stiff peaks are formed.
Drop egg white mixture by tablespoonfuls, forming 8 mounds, onto scalding milk or boiling water.
Cook, uncovered, over low heat about 5 minutes, or until "set." Remove meringues with a slotted spoon to waxed or absorbent paper.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Dessert
Interest: 
Party

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