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Floating Island

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  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)

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.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 910 Calories from Fat 264

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g45%

Saturated Fat 15.4 g77%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 359.5 mg119.8%

Sodium 720.3 mg30%

Total Carbohydrates 130 g43.3%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 119.5 g

Protein 36 g72.9%

Vitamin A 22.5% Vitamin C 6%

Calcium 81.2% Iron 11%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Floating Island Recipe