Oeufs a la Neige
|Milk||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Heavy cream||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Vanilla bean||1 Inch|
1)In a large saucepan, add milk, cream, 2 tablespoons of the sugar and the vanilla bean.
2)Heat until tiny bubbles form.
3)In a bowl, beat egg whites until they hold soft peaks.
4)Slowly add remaining sugar, and continue beating until whites hold in stiff peaks.
5)Drop the mixture with teaspoons into hot milk and cook 3 minutes and turn 2 or 3 times during cooking time. Drain on absorbent paper.
6)On top of a double boiler beat the egg yolks until light.
7)Strain hot milk mixture and cool slightly and stir into egg yolks.
8)Place the mixture on boiling water and cook stirring occasionally, until custard thickens.
9)Remove from heat, cool and add cognac.
10)Pour custard into serving dishes. Chill.
11)Just before serving place an egg white mound on each custard and sprinkle with nutmeg.
Calories 337 Calories from Fat 237
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27 g41.3%
Saturated Fat 15.9 g79.4%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 211.2 mg70.4%
Sodium 66.3 mg2.8%
Total Carbohydrates 16 g5.2%
Dietary Fiber 0.31 g1.2%
Sugars 13.3 g
Protein 6 g11.4%
Vitamin A 21.7% Vitamin C 0.61%
Calcium 12% Iron 1.8%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet