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Classic Floating Island

  Sweet milk 2 Quart
  Egg yolks 4 , beaten
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Flour 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Almond extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon

Heat milk; when it reaches boiling point drop onto it by tablespoonfuls the whipped, sweetened, flavored egg whites.
Let simmer 4 minutes.
Lift them out and set aside to cool.
Mix flour, sugar, and salt and blend with beaten egg yolks, pour hot milk slowly into egg yolk mixture and cook in top of double boiler until it thickens.
Remove, chill, and add flavoring.
Pour into bowl with macaroons.
Drop cooked meringue islands on top of custard and in between the islands drop dabs of the jelly.
This may be served in individual compotes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6681 Calories from Fat 1591

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 181 g277.8%

Saturated Fat 109.5 g547.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1383.5 mg461.2%

Sodium 2688.1 mg112%

Total Carbohydrates 1136 g378.6%

Dietary Fiber 0.14 g0.54%

Sugars 1130.2 g

Protein 160 g319.4%

Vitamin A 118.3% Vitamin C 82%

Calcium 545.3% Iron 30.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Classic Floating Island Recipe