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Oeufs A La Neige

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  Egg whites 4
  Cream of tartar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Superfine sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Egg custard mix 4 1⁄2 Ounce
  Egg yolk 1
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Dark corn syrup 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Beat 4 egg whites with 1/4 tsp. each cream of tartar and salt until very stiff.
Gradually beat in 1/2 cup superfine sugar until egg whites are stiff and shiny.
In a large skillet, heat 3 cups milk just to a simmer.
Drop meringue by the tablespoon into simmering milk and cook 2 to 3 minutes.
Turn each meringue gently and cook 2 to 3 minutes more.
With a slotted spoon, remove meringues and set on a towel to drain thoroughly.
When drained, carefully transfer to a lightly-buttered plate.
Measure remaining milk in skillet, adding more if necessary to measure 3 cups.
Prepare 1 (4 1/2-oz.) pkg. egg custard mix according to directions, using the 3 cups milk in skillet and 1 egg yolk.
Stir in 1 teaspoon almond extract and pour into serving bowl.
Place a piece of plastic wrap or waxed paper onto surface of custard, cool slightly, then chill.
Just before serving, boil 1 cup dark corn syrup to 230° on candy thermometer (soft thread stage).
Arrange poached meringues on custard in serving bowl and spoon boiled syrup over meringues.
Serve at once.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2362 Calories from Fat 309

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 34 g52.9%

Saturated Fat 16.7 g83.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 582 mg194%

Sodium 1817.1 mg75.7%

Total Carbohydrates 495 g165.1%

Dietary Fiber 0 g0.01%

Sugars 223.5 g

Protein 46 g91.3%

Vitamin A 23.7% Vitamin C 0.85%

Calcium 114.4% Iron 24.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Oeufs A La Neige Recipe