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Floating Islands

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Ingredients
  Heavy cream 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg yolks 4
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Dash
  Vanilla extract 1 Tablespoon
  Meringue 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
Directions

Heat the cream in the top of a double boiler over direct heat until bubbles form.
Combine the egg yolks, sugar and salt in a mixing bowl and blend well.
Add a small amount of hot cream to the egg mixture and blend well.
Add the remaining hot cream; blend well.
Return the cream mixture to the double boiler and cook over boiling water for about 10 minutes, stirring constantly.
Drop spoonfuls of meringue into the hot custard; the heat from the custard will cook the egg whites.
Serve in attractive individual bowls.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2608 Calories from Fat 1794

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 202 g311.5%

Saturated Fat 122.7 g613.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1398 mg466%

Sodium 397.7 mg16.6%

Total Carbohydrates 179 g59.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.6 g10.2%

Sugars 158.8 g

Protein 24 g48.9%

Vitamin A 158.4% Vitamin C 4.8%

Calcium 39.2% Iron 10.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Floating Islands Recipe