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Floating Islands

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Ingredients
  Milk 1 Pint (600 Milliliter)
  Eggs 2 , separated
  Castor sugar 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Cornflour 1 Tablespoon (Leveled)
  Vanilla essence 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Keep ready a baking tray lined with grease proof paper.

MAKING
2. In a heavy bottomed saucepan, bring milk to scalding point.
3. Reduce heat to low and simmer, without letting it boil.
4. In a clean bowl, whisk the egg white using a hand beater until it is firm.
5. Add half the sugar and continue whisking till stiff.
6. Fold in the remaining sugar using a spatula.
7. Using a ladle, spoon each portion of egg white one at a time, into the hot milk and poach for 4-5 minutes until it is set.
8. Using a slotted spoon, lift and place on a grease proof paper to drain.
9. Do the same with the other 3 portions of egg white. Allow them to cool.

FINALIZING
10. In a medium bowl, combine the corn flour with 2 table spoon water, egg yolks, 2 teaspoons sugar and essence and stir to blend.
11. Pour this mixture into the milk in the saucepan and stirring continuously; simmer the milk until it has thickened like custard.
12. Allow the custard to cool a little before serving.

SERVING
13. Pour the custard into 4 glass dessert bowls.
14. Place on poached egg island on top on the custard.
15. Garnish with grated chocolate or chocolate vermicelli.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Egg
Preparation Time: 
25 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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