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Classic Floating Island Custard

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Ingredients
  Egg yolks 2 (At Room Temperature)
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 2 (At Room Temperature)
  Sugar 4 Tablespoon
  Fresh strawberries 1 Pint, washed, hulled and halved
Directions

1. Place egg yolks, the 1/4 cup sugar and the cornstarch in a medium-sized, heat-resistant non-metallic bowl; mix well. Gradually stir in milk.
2. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 4 (5) minutes or until mixture just about boils. Do not allow-to boil. Stir mixture occasionally during last half of cooking.
3. Add the 1/2 teaspoon vanilla.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Microwaving
Course: 
Fruit Dessert
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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